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William Thomas CANNAN

Regimental number2040
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPlympton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Angelina Cannan, Bay Road, Plympton, South Australia
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2040A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Date of death5 February 1974
Place of burialBrighton North Cemetery

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