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Michael John Scannell (1887–1949)

The death occurred at Yaralla Hospital on March 3 of Mr. Michael John Scannell, who was a pupil of the original school conducted in a stone hut at what was called Upper Canberra, in the vicinity of St. Ninian's Church on the Yass Road.

The late Mr. Scannell, who was 61 years, was an original Anzac, being at the landing at Gallipoli, and served in the 7th Light Horse.

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'Scannell, Michael John (1887–1949)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 May 2024.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia


3 March, 1949 (aged ~ 62)
Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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