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Reginald John O'DONOVAN

Regimental number2790
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address'Manacow', Hercules Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria O'Donovan, 'Manacow', Hercules Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret O'DONOVAN. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 July 1936
Age at death43
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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