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Regimental number1650
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBeaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs M D O'Connor, Ballysimon, Limerick, Ireland
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SERVED AS O'CONNOR. TRUE NAME SCALES. Parents: William and Maria SCALES, Killonon, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick, Ireland

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