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David Ernest McCANN

Regimental number628
Place of birthColac Victoria
OccupationTelephone linesman
AddressHowsen Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James McCann, 50 Hope Street, West Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 1), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Harriet and the late James McCANN; brother of Percy A. McCANN, 3 Howson Street, West Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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