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Mathew Edward GANNON

Regimental number5576
Place of birthJerseyville New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Timothy Gannon, Bowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsSister: Staff Nurse Josephine Margaret GSNNON, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; Brother: 22802 Bombardier John Dominic GANNON, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 31 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1951
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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