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Regimental number2647
Place of birthGaivoc, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressColac West, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Donovan, Colac West, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 April 1918
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Garvoc Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Daniel (d. 26 February 1918, aged 84; bu. Garvoc) and Margaret (d. 14 July 1897, aged 53; bu. Garvoc) DONOVAN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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