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Regimental number11827
Place of birthIvanhoe, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address18 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Donohue, 18 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 7 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sydney Donohue on NR
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Kathleen DONOHUE, 117 Wellington Street, Flemington, Victoria. Born at Ivanhoe, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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