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Oriel William Elizah CONN

Regimental number57424
Date of birth16 January 1900
Place of birthHeyfield, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Address20 Federal Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18 years 1 month
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Samuel Conn, 20 Federal Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date21 March 1918
Place of enlistmentFootscray, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONN Oriel William Elizah

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