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William Michael O'SHANNESSY

Regimental number1957
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address76 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Oshannessy, 76 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death13 September 1924

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