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Percival Herbert CANNINGTON

Regimental number1901
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
OccupationAp engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Fredk Mead Cannington, 37 Bloomfield Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Date of death5 September 1970
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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