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Herbert Victor CANAVAN

Regimental number14432
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Canavan, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919

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