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John George SHANNON

Regimental number3307
Place of birthNorth London, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 2"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Waldock, c/o Coffyn Brewery, Hornsey, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 3rd Battalion Devonshire Regiment.
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date28 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandia', 3 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 28 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHANNON John George

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