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Ambrose Edward McCONNELL

Regimental number3698
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolBroadmeadows State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs T McConnell, Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1918
Place of enlistmentSwan Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ambrose and Mary McCONNELL; husband of Theresa McCONNELL, Swan Hill, Victoria. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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