John FANNING

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FANNING, John

Service Number: 2630
Enlisted: 17 July 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Corack East Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: East Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in action, France, 20 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 2630
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2630, 24th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2630, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
24 Feb 1916: Transferred 7th Infantry Battalion
16 Feb 1917: Promoted Lance Corporal
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2630, 7th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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