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Herbert Dean O'CONNELL

Regimental number2236
Place of birthWindsor Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEtcher
Address'Decomet', Alma Road, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby E O'Connell, 'Decomet', Alma Road, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. II), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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