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Thomas Joseph CANNY

Regimental number3170
Place of birthCradock, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCradock, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Canny, Cradock, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Karmala on 8 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Discharge date30 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3169 Pte John Patrick CANNY, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 30 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CANNY Thomas Joseph

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