|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||Commercial Road, Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs L Canavan, Castle Town, Roche, Co Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Provost Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916. Taken on strength, Anzac Provost Corps, Abbassia, 12 April 1916.
Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 17 May 1917 (dysentery); transferred to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 23 June 1917 (diarrhoea); discharged to and rejoined unit, 11 July 1917.
Attached for duty to Port Said Detachment, Anzac Provost Corps, 12 December 1917.
Classified as suffering debility, 12 January 1918. Medical Board, Cairo, 14 August 1918, classfied him suffering neurasthenia.
Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 5 April 1919 (diarrhoea).
Commenced return to Australia from Pt Said on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Adealide, 4 June 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 3 August 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalNiece, Miss Eileen Looney, Cork City, Ireland, wrote to Base Records, 17 August 1957, seeking any information about her uncle on behalf of his sister, Mary Canavan Looney, and seeking to establish if he was still alive. Base Records replied that he was alive, and living in central Adelaide (Carrington Street).
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CANAVAN Patrick|