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Michael O'DONNELL

Regimental number138
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorthhampton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs A O'Donnell, Junee Reefs, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Father: Thomas O'DONNELL (b. Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland; d. 2 June 1906, aged 50; bu. Junee Cemetery, New South Wales)
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 February 1940
Place of burialJunee Cemetery, New South Wales

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