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Charles Joseph McDONELL

Regimental number4488
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressArundel, Victoria Square, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C J McDonell, Arundel, Victoria Square, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNinie Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 12), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles adn Ada MCDONELL, George adn Wynyard Streets, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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