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Neil Thomas Joseph Byrnes MACDONNELL

Regimental number94
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressSouth Side, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James MacDonnell, South Side, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. II), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary MACDONNELL, south Side, Gympie, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [1627] 2nd Lt Leonard Francis MacDONNELL, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 2650 Sergeant Vincent Valentine MacDONNELL, Light Horse Details, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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