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John Stuart James CANAVAN

Regimental number6788
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurnley, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.9
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amelia Canavan, 71 Canterbury Street, Burnley, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 June 1962
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, CANAVAN John Stuart James

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