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William Alexander McDONNELL

Regimental number2425
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address280 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet McDonnell, 14 Glance Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1952
Age at death63
Place of burialCondobolin Cemetery, New South Wales

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