Charles William CANN

Regimental number8552
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressChapman Road, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Cann, Chapman Road, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Discharge date16 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 24 July 1917 (France); 7 November 1917 (Belgium).

Commenced return to Australia, 7 November 1919; disembarked, 4 January 1920; discharged, 16 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1928
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery