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Frederick Wallace CANNAN

Regimental number351
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 4.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Murray Cannan, Bateman's Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
FateKilled in Action 7 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 20), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary CANNAN; husband of Ethel CANNAN, Ascot, Bateman;s Bay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Egypt to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, 7 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CANNAN Frederick Wallace

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