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Herbert James DONEGAN

Regimental number1646
Place of birthToodyay, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone linesman
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Donegan, Rose Cottage, Toodyay, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot IX, Row C, Grave no. 28), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Charlotte DONEGAN. Born at Toodyay, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7287 Pte Norman Eric DONEGAN, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; Nephew: 804 Corporal Percy William DONEGAN, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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