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William John SHANNON

Regimental number4889
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, S Shannon, Lane Street off Chloride Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918

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