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Paul Francis Joseph CANSICK

Regimental number248
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's Roman Catholic School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBurke Crescent, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs Mary Ann Keenan, Burke Crescent, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry; Served as Military Cadet.
Enlistment date26 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CANSICK Paul Francis NR
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 92), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Paul and Marie CANSICK. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte Cyril Keenan, died of wounds Cape Helles; cousin: SgtFrank Keenan MM France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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