|Place of birth||Waratah, Tasmania|
|Address||Ida Bay, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||24.6|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Donnelly, Ida Bay, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of poor feet)|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 9|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||551B|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 54), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Mary DONNELLY, Ida Bay, Lune Riva, Tasmania|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 17 February 1917; marched into Details Camp, Perham Downs, 18 February 1917.
Admitted to Belton Park Hospital, Grantham, 21 April 1917 (influenza); marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Perham Downs, from hospital, 9 May 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 June 1917; taken on strength, 11th Machine Gun Company, in the field, 8 October 1917.
Reallotted Regimental Number 551B.
Wounded in action, 30 March 1918 (gun shot wound, buttock, perforating), and admitted to 11th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Boulogne.
Died of wounds, 2 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DONNELLY Phillip Thomas|