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James CONNORS

Regimental number2393
Place of birthDeniliquin, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Connors, Olive Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 25 March 1916 - 5th Rfcts 56 Bn. TOS 56 Bn. 7 February 1917. Wounded at Polygon Wood 26 September 1917
FateDied of disease 4 December 1918
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death39
Place of burialLe Chateau Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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