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Regimental number1908
Date of birth27 October 1897
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolVere Street State School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Canavan, 27 Hodgkinson Street, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd A.T.M.Bty
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other detailsWar service: Gallipoli (until the evacuation), France

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