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Regimental number983
Place of birthGeorgetown Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHomehill, Ayr, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, N Cannavan, Homehill, Ayr, Queensland
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 17 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 84 Sapper Peter CANNAVAN, 1st Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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