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Anthony James CONNOLLY

Regimental number1806
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address158 Nicholson Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Edward Connolly, Camp Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Machine Gun Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 15 February, 1916 - 2nd Rfts, 39 Bn. TOS 39 Bn. 27 October 1916; Wounded Messines 7 June 1917. Mortally wounded 13 July 1918
FateDied of wounds 13 July 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death31
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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