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Robert Dennis O'DONNELL

Regimental number6594
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressHome Hill, Ayr via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs G W O'Donnell, Home Hill, Ayr via Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6594A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLa Motte-Brebiere Communal Cemetery (On West Side), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Gertrude Winifred O'DONNELL, Home Hill, Bowen, Queensland. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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