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William James Norwood McCONNELL

Regimental number4181
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHotelkeeper
Address19 Laburnam Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eliza McConnell, Gunbower, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records49
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot E, Row 2, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane MCCONNELL, Brighton Victoria; husband of Elisa MCCONNELL, 2 Chevasse Street, Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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