|Place of birth||Malvern, Victoria|
|School||Armadale State School, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs R O'Donnell, Malvern, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||29th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 1), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Richard and Sarah Rebecca O'DONNELL, 30 Llaneast Street, Malvern, Victoria; Sister: Dorothy O'DONNELL, same address.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19/20 July 1916.
'Identification Disc received from Germany. No particulars afforded except the soldier is deceased. To be reported as KILLED IN ACTION, FRANCE 19.7.16.' on the authority of Assistant Adjutant General, ANZAC Section from War Office.
A handwritten note on the bottom of the B.103 notes, 'believed buried in vicinity of Fleurbaix, Sheet 36'.
Red Cross File No 2040208 has statement from 362 Pte James WESTWOOD, 29th Bn (patient, 2nd Birmingham War Hosopital, England), 24 January 1917: 'Informant states that on the night of July 19-20 1916 at Fromelles he saw O'Donnell whom he know personally hit and afterwards saw his body lying there. He is quite sure from personal knowledge that O'Donnell was killed.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, O'DONNELL Stanley Richard
Red Cross file 2040208