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Regimental number2132
Place of birthWestland, Kumarra, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
Address52 Colin Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, Joseph William Connolly, North Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 July 1915 - 4 Rfcts 28 Bn. TOS 28 Bn. 19 January 1916
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, GraveNo. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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