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Regimental number3379
Place of birthDonegal, Ireland
OccupationCold store hand
Address138 Hereford Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Miss Sarah Canning, 1 George Street, Londonderry Ireland
Enlistment date12 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, CANNING George

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