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Eric Winfield * CONNELLY

Date of birth18 September 1888
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
Other NamesCONNELLY, Eric Winfield~
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Waverley', Wellington Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Connelly, c/o J McLellan, 241 Dandenong Road, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion


Unit: Staff 3rd Division
Promotion date: 3 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 16 June 1917

FateDied of wounds 9 September 1918
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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