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William Henry CONNELL

Regimental number3989
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss Elizabeth Connell, Flower Hotel, Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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