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Maurice Edward O'NEILL

Regimental number1960
Place of birthSale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWoodside, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Kerr, Woodside, Victoria
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, grave No. 3), La Chapelle D'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary O'NEILL, Woodside, Victoria. Native of Darriman, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2062 Pte Joseph Geoffrey O'NEILL, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 1958 Pte Simon John O'NEILL, 5th Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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