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William Leslie SHANNON

Regimental number16451645
Place of birthKapunda South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Margaret Isabel Shannon, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateAppointment terminated 16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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