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Albert Arthur McCANN

Regimental number57445
Date of birth2 October 1899
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
Occupation Horse driver
AddressWaurn Ponds, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight255 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Clarence McCann, Waurn Ponds, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date27 April 1918
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 2 August 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCANN Albert Arthur

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