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William John CANNON

Regimental number13866
Place of birthPetersham New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G H Cannon, 'Tynwald', Belmont Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 21 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 24 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 18 December 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 23 December 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 14 March 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Discharge date27 April 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 9 January 1920; disembarked, 27 February 1920; discharged, 27 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 April 1958
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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