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Joseph Ignatius CONNELL

Regimental number6619
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
Address47 College Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Connell, 46 College Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
From Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish the embarkation details of individual officers and men: 6 officers and 156 others embarked on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' from Melbourne on 10 November 1915; 1 officer and 50 others embarked on HMAT A58 'Kabringa' from Melbourne on 8 November 1915; 1 officer and 16 others embarked on HMAT A2 'Geelong' from Adelaide on 12 November 1915; 1 officer and 4 others embarked on HMAT A13 'Katuna' from Adelaide on 9 November 1915; and
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row F, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Johanna CONNELL. Native of North Sydney, New South Wales

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