Alexander James CANNON

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CANNON, Alexander James

Service Number: 1894
Enlisted: 13 November 1915, Parkes, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Poplar, London, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Oban Street, Poplar, London, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Le Bizet, Armentieres, France, 17 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Tancrez Farm Cemetery
Tancrez Farm Cemetery Plot 11, Row G, Grave 11 REv. G.C. R. Cooke officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Parkes, New South Wales
23 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1894, 54th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1894, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Barambah, Sydney
17 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1894, 34th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

34 Battalion

Medal: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of John Thomas and Christina Elizabeth Cannon of Poplar, London, England.. Brother of Jessie Cannon, 46 Benledi Street, Poplar, London, England