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Arthur Ambrose O'CONNOR

Date of birth7 December 1891
Place of birthWest Maitland New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressCharles Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur O'Connor, Denbigh House, Charles Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 4th Division Train
Promotion date: 7 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Brevet Captain


*Refers 17 September -11 November 1918.
Recommendation date: "7 October 1918

Mention in Despatches*


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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