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John Joseph O'NEILL

Regimental number621
Date of birth1 August 1887
Place of birthGlenferrie, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressTraralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Ostler, 8 Oliver Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date16 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollRailway Companies
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date20 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Lieutenant Arthur Capp, Reg. No. 99, 23rd Battalion, returned to Australia 29 May 1919
Other details

Enlisted at Royal Park, Melbourne

War Service: England, France

Accidentally injured while serving in France - hospitalised and then repatriated home, disembarking in Melbourne on 13 August 1919
Date of death2 February 1966
Age at death78
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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