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Thomas CANNING

Regimental number53223
Place of birthHamilton, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTailor
AddressHealy Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs V Canning, Healy Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date1 February 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date17 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 1 November 1919; disembarked, 15 December 1919; discharged, 17 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal (automatically forfeited)

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