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Full Name
Ernest Arthur Shannon
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Ernest Arthur
Surname
Shannon
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/2726
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Johnstone (mother), North Revell Street, Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
6 Reid Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
654
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
2 December 1915
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
D. X. 1.
Biographical Notes
Ernest Shannon was the son of Arthur and Emma Shannon, of North Revell St., Hokitika, New Zealand.
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Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum