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Vincent Valentine MACDONNELL

Regimental number2650
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSolicitors apprentice
AddressRiversdale, South Side, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Macdonnell, Riversdale, South Side, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollLight Horse Details
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [1627] 2nd Lt Leonard Francis MacDONNELL, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 94 Pte Neil Thomas Joseph Byrnes MacDONNELL, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 17 March 1917.

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