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Oswald Elvin CONNELL

Regimental number3548
Place of birthDevenport, East Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWilmot, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, M R Connell, Wilmot, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael Ross and Frances CONNELL, Wilmot Lower, Tasmania. Native of Devonport East, Tasmania

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