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Regimental number1945
Place of birthStafford, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address240 Dowling Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Frazer, 240 Dowling Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 32), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Florence and Julia Sarah O'DONOVAN; husband of K. THEW (formerly FRAZER), 'Cambridge', Gardener's Street, Blackheath, New South Wales. Native of Stafford Town, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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