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William FANNING

Regimental number6007
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolCatholicSchoool, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGlassblower
Address148 Kent Street, Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Fanning, 148 Kent Street, Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDernancourt COmmunal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Mary FANNING, 149 Beattie Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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