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George William FANNER

Regimental number2315
Place of birthCoburg Victoria
SchoolCoburg and Moonee Ponds, Victoria
AddressWallace Street, Maidstone, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Elizabeth Fanner, Wallace Street, Maidstone, Victoria
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Jane Ann FANNER; husband of Minnie Elizabeth FANNER, Wallace Street, Maidstone, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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