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John George McCONNELL

Regimental number162
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarrier
AddressPeople's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Georgina Mullaney, 16 Waters Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Sergeant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 April 1943
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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