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James CONNELLY

Regimental number2383
Place of birthWarren, New South Wales
SchoolNSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeurie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Connelly, Peak Hill PO, Peak Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily CONNELLY, Peak Hill, New South Wales. Native of Warren
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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