John Patrick (Dutchy) CANNY

CANNY, John Patrick

Service Number: 3169
Enlisted: 2 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Cradock, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Cradock, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 9 December 1968, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Pekina Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Cradock District WW1 Roll of Honor, Cradock War Memorial, Hawker Residents of Hawker Honour Roll, Hawker War Memorial Park, Hawker and District WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
8 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3169, 9th Light Horse Regiment
8 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3169, 9th Light Horse Regiment, RMS Karmala, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3169, 9th Light Horse Regiment

John (Dutchy) Patrick Canny

John served alongside his brother Thomas Joseph Canny WW1 as an enlisted member 9th Light Horse.
According to our grandfather, John never married. He according to Thomas was wounded in battle. (cant verify)
His nickname derived by his rapid speech pattern, who family members jokingly referred to him talking double Dutch. Thus the nickname of Dutchy.

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