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Albert William CANTY

Regimental number64
Place of birthNarooma New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMail driver
Address30 Johnson Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Goodier, Bourke Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military service8th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date on enlistment on Nominal Roll is clearly wrong: enlistment in the AIF did not begin until August 1914
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 June 1980

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