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Alexander Wilton O'NEILL

Regimental number853
Place of birthToodyay Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressWittenoom Street, Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Goodall, Wittenoom Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: 20 January 1917

FateDied of wounds 26 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 50), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Sarah O'NEILL, Collie, Western Australia
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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