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Edward Kercher CANAVAN

Regimental number60898
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostman
AddressFontelle, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A Canavan, Fontelle, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Discharge date20 March 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 5 January 1920; disembarked, 26 February 1920; discharged, 20 March 1920.

Medal: British War Medal

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