Edward Wilfred CANNONS


CANNONS, Edward Wilfred

Service Number: 1007
Enlisted: 11 January 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Moree, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Inverell, Inverell, New South Wales
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 November 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Moree ANZAC Centenary Memorial, Moree All Saints Anglican Church HB
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1007, 25th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
15 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1007, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
15 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1007, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Uganda, Sydney
2 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Promoted to Trooper when taken on Strength with the 7th Light Horse Regiment
27 Nov 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 1007, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Isaac Cannons of Wood Street, Inverell, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Edward Wilfred CANNONS was born in Moree in 1892

His parents were Isaac CANNONS & Wilhelmina (Minnie) GENTZ who married in Inverell, NSW in 1872