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Alexander John CONCANNON

Regimental number536
Place of birthMount Schank, South Australia
SchoolMount Schank State School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMount Schanck, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Concannon, Mount Schanck, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot IV , Row A, Grave No. 7), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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