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Regimental number1326
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolSt. Andrew's College, Bendigo
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address7 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, E Conlen,7 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 November 1914, taken on strength 7th Battalion 12 March 1915.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edgar and Louisa CONLEN, 7 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2849 Private Bert CONLEN,21st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement; killed in action 5 October 1918, France, age 21.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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