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Roy Stanley O'CONNOR

Regimental number2954
Date of birth5 September 1897
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolEureka Street School. Ballarat, Victoria (until the age of 12)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPottery worker
Address46 Eureka Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A O'Connor, 46 Eureka Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Discharge date3 February 1919 - Melbourne, Victoria
Other detailsServed in France and Belgium. Was wounded whilst on active service and sent to hospital in England and Scotland. Worked at the Eureka Tile Company, Ballarat and the Sunshine Biscuit Factory, Ballarat
Date of death12 September 1972
Age at death75
Place of burialFawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria. Section B, Comp J. No. 16

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