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Bernard Hy CANNON

Regimental number8031
Place of birthFoster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Other NamesCANNON, Bernard Henry
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationOperating porter
Address83 Little Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Daniel Cannon, 83 Little Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry; Served in Commonwealth Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGuards Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 9),Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daneil and Mary CANNON, 83 Little Ryrie Street, Geelong,Victoria. Native of Foster, Victoria

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