John Francis Joseph CANNY

Regimental number7465
Place of birthYednalue, South Australia
SchoolYednalue Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWillalo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Canny, Willalo via Hallett, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Annie CANNY, Hallett, South Australia; native of Booborowie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal