The AIF Project

Francis Oliver SHANNON

Regimental number735
Place of birthSaint Arnt
Age on arrival in Australia11
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRichmond, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Shannon, C/o J H Taylor, Terrace Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row G, Grave 12A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SHANNON; husband of A.M. SHANNON, Bardon Estate, Upper Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of St. Arnt, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.