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George CONNELLY

Regimental number1691
Place of birthMaitland, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Hamden Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Connelly, 2 Hamden Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 10 August 1915 - 12 Refcts 1 Bn. TOS 1 Bn. 14 February 1916.
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 June 1927

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