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Michael Francis CANNON

Regimental number6896
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressKensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Cannon, Natal St George's Crescent, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1919
Discharge date25 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 18 December 1919; disembarked, 7 February 1920; discharged, 25 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1940

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