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Thomas Francis O'CONNELL

Regimental number5392
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address108 Skipton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen O'Connell, 108 Skipton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds (accidental) 4 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDurringotn Cemetery (125), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died as result of bayonet swound when in custody awaiting trial. Wound received during an altercation with the guard
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsQuery Address

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