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Regimental number2790
Place of birthNoorongong, Victoria
SchoolNo. 3073 State School, Noorongong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressNoorongong via Tallangatta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Shanahan, Noorongong via Tallangatta, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death28.11
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Elden Shanahan, Noorongong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3242 Sgt William SHANAHAN, 57th Bn, died of wounds, 27 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHANAHAN Anthony

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