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Martin O'CONNOR

Regimental number1740
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
Other NamesO'CONNOR, Martin Joseph
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Street, Alexandria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs N O'Connor, Victoria Street, Alexandria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date13 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Sydney, 13 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death25 January 1932
Age at death41
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 9, 5513), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'CONNOR Martin

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