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William George CANNON

Regimental number16712
Place of birthBoggy Creek, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Henry Cannon, 154 Fergie Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Infantry
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 2, Reinforcement 19
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918

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