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Edward Bede O'CONNELL

Regimental number6827
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGreenvale, Coonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J. O'Connell, PO Eumungerie, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6368 Driver Daniel O'CONNELL, 4th Motor Transport Company, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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