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Regimental number6846
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address58 Cooper Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 10.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Connelly, 58 Cooper Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollElectrical & Mechanical Mining & Boring Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date15 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 4 January 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: old bayonet wound, abdomen), Sydney, 15 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 February 1943
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONNELLY Michael

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