David John CANN

David John Cann Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Singleton NSW
Resided
Chinchilla
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
7-October-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
52
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, A Company
Embarked
5-June-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
October 1917
Notes

Name on ROH: E. McCANN

 

David Cann arrived in France in November 1916. In April 1917 at Bullecourt he was shot in his left elbow. He was treated at a Casualty Clearing Station then transferred to Eastbourne Military Hospital. He returned to Australia in October and was discharged in February 1918.