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Ernest Arthur Shannon

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  • Service number
    8/2726 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Shannon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/2726 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 6 Reid Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Johnstone (mother), North Revell Street, Hokitika, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Aug 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/2726 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 August 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 27 or HMNZT 28 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM
    6th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Shannon was the son of Arthur and Emma Shannon, of North Revell St., Hokitika, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    20 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 December 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
  • Death notes
    Malta to Gallipoli AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM
  • Grave reference
    D. X. 1. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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