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John Edward O'DONNELL

Regimental number3642
Place of birthBowraville New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressBowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John O'Donnell, Bowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Magdalena O'DONNELL, Bowraville, Neunbucca River, New South Wales

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