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Michael Thomas O'SHANNESSY

Regimental number636
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRheola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, M O'Shannessy, Rheola, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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