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William CANNON

Regimental number7077
Place of birthWigan, Lancashire, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGPO Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, M Cannon, 22 School Lane, Gerswood, near Wigan, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date15 July 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateDischarged 14 July 1920
Discharge date14 July 1920
Other details

Enlisted in the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force with Regimental No. 312, 20 November 1914; discharged, 3 June 1916. Enlisted in the AIF, 15 July 1916. Returned to Australia and disembarked, 6 May 1920; discharged, 14 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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