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Reginald George CANNON

Regimental number1529
Place of birthPetersham, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Mosman, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address76 Belmont Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Henry Cannon, 76 Belmont Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service17th Infantry; Served in 18th Inf, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Eleanor CANNON, 76 Belmont Road,Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales

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