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William Herbert CALLANAN

Regimental number5356
Date of birth11 March 1896
Place of birthEidsvold, Queensland
Place of birthEidsvold, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLittlemore Siding, Boyne Valley Line, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Callanan, Littlemore Siding, Boyne Valley Line, Queensland
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Also served in World War II as Q52405.
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Dawson Valley Line.
Date of death29 November 1989 - Bundaberg, Queensland
Age at death93
Place of burialCremated on 30 November 1989. Ashes in Garden of Remembrance, Bundaberg, Queensland

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