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Edwin Wilfred CANNONS

Regimental number1007
Place of birthMoree, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o J Cannons, Wood Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Cannons, Wood Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 15 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 11 January 1915 - 7th L.H. Regt 6th Reinforcements; taken on strength 7th L.H. Regiment 2 October 1915.
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Place of burialShellGreen Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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