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William Patrick CANNON

Regimental number2734
Place of birthParkes New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation overseer
Address'Whareara', Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, M Cannon, 'Whareara', Albert Park, Melburne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3657 Pte Thomas Felix CANNON, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 February 1980

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