Roll of Honour James Patrick Shannon

Service number 1
Rank Saddler Sergeant
Unit 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Service Colonial Military Forces
Conflict/Operation South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Conflict Eligibility Date South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Date of Death 04 January 1902
Place of Death Onverwacht, Limpopo, South Africa
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Source AWM142 Roll of Honour cards, War in South Africa, 1899-1902

Location on the Roll of Honour

James Patrick Shannon's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

James Patrick Shannon's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Mon 02 September 2019 at 4:16am
  • Sun 08 December 2019 at 1:49am
  • Sat 21 March 2020 at 6:00am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.