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Desmond Dennis O'NEILL

Regimental number727
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address29 Stanley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Pauline O'Neill, 29 Stanley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll727A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Desmond Denis O'Neill on NR
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 20), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis Lawrence and Pauline OINEILL, 29 Stanley Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales

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