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James Herbert CONNELL

Regimental number3491
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School, Oakleigh, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWaverley Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James J Connell, Waverley Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe enlisted at the Victoria Barracks having to go under an operation before he could pass. (James Joseph Connell, Father)
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1916
Place of death or woundingWimercau
Date of death30 April 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave no. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Joseph and Florence CONNELL, Darling Street, South Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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