|Place of birth||Norseman, Western Australia|
|Address||Gnowangerup, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, Henry Alfred Fanning, on Active Service, No 3254, 8/46th Battalion|
|Previous military service||AIF (10 days; discharged due to being medically unfit)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||46th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/63/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||46th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died of broncho-pneumonia.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||21.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||St. ever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row II, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry Alfred and Elizabeth FANNING, Balbarrup Western Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 29 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 4 March 1917, and marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, the same day.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 May 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 30 May 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 20 June 1917; taken on strength of 46th Bn, in the field, 21 June 1917.
Admitted to No 50 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1917 (scabies); discharged, 27 July 1917.
On leave to England, 22 February 1918.
Found guilty, London, 11 March 1918, of being absent without leave from 0730 hours, 9 March 1918, until 1945 hours, 10 March 1918: award, forfeits 6 days' pay, and total forfeiture of 8 days' pay.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 March 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 13 April 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 33 days; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 15 April 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 9 May 1918 (urethritis); discharged, 15 May 1918, and marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, the same day.
Marched into Overseas Training Depot, Longbridge Deverill, 28 May 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 June 1918.
Admitted to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 19 June 1918 (orchitis); transferred to No 7 General Hospital, Wimereux, 21 June 1918 (gonorrhoea); to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 2 July 1918; discharged, 5 July 1918, and marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 16 July 1918; rejoined 46th Bn, 20 July 1918.
Wounded in action, 26 August 1918, and admitted to No 12 Australian Field Ambulance the same day (gassed); transferred to No 48 Casualty Clearing Station, 27 August 1918; to No 41 Stationary Hospital, 1 September 1918; to No 16 Ambulance Train, 8 September 1918; to No 10 General Hospital, Rouen, 9 September 1918; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 13 September 1918; to No 11 Convalescent Depot, Buchey, 14 September 1918.
Admitted to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 16 October 1918 (influenza).
Died, No 3 Stationary Hospital, 24 October 1918 (pneumonia).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FANNING Henry|