Reginald George CANNON

CANNON, Reginald George

Service Number: 1529
Enlisted: 20 June 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia, 22 March 1894
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Superior Public School, Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 6 December 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Breakfast Point War Memorial, Mosman "With the Colors" Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

20 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1529, 30th Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 1529, 30th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Beltana embarkation_ship_number: A72 public_note: ''
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 1529, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
6 Dec 1917: Involvement Sergeant, 1529, 8th Machine Gun Company, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1529 awm_unit: 8th Australian Machine Gun Company awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1917-12-06

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George Henry CANNON and Eleanor Eliza nee KERRUISH

Mr G H Cannon of the staff of the Legislative Assembly has been advised that his eldest son Reginald George, of a machine gun company, has been killed in action. Prior to enlisting he was emplyed by the Australian Gaslight Company. A brother is in France.