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Richard Francis McDONNELL

Regimental number625
Place of birthKilkee, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate McDonnell, Erin St Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 December 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDONNELL Richard Francis

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