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David Felix O'CONNELL

Regimental number980
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt James Roman Catholic School, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
Address89 Mitchell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, David Oconnell, 89 Mitchell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAlbert Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eliza O'CONNELL, 36 Hereford Street, Glebe, Sydney

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