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Thomas Patrick SHANNON

Regimental number3897
Place of birthUxbridge St, Kensington Park, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers College, Adelaide, SA (Roman Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address14 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Shannon, 14 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death29.6
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Louisa SHANNON, 14 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4598 Corporal William David SHANNON, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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