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William Francis CONNELLY

Regimental number4997
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressCarlsruhe Railway Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Connelly, Carlsruhe Railway Station, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row V, Grave No.......), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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