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Regimental number4559
Place of birthKyneton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCarwardine Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M O'Donnell, Carwardine Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death29
Place of burialRue du Bois Military Cemetery (Plot 1 Row G Grave No 3), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2224 Pte Samuel John James O'DONNELL, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917; Cousin: 2621B Pte Albert O'DONNELL, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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