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William GANNAWAY

Regimental number3034
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiller's assistant
Address69 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Henry Gannaway, McDonald Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 27), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary GANNAWAY, McDonald Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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