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Charles Palmerston CONNELLY

Regimental number330
Place of birthPalmerston, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address15 Newbourne Parade, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, G. Connelly, c/o Murphy's Livery Stables, Cheltenham, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the AASC for 14 months.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 1 Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Discharge date2 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Admitted to 15th General Hospital Alexandria, 6 August 1915; transferred to HS 'Asturias', 15 August 1915, for conveyance to England; admitted to Military Hospital, Lewisham, 26 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board 'Star of Victoria', 19 January 1916 (cardiac neurosis); arrived Melbourne, 29 February 1916; discharged, Melbourne, 2 August 1916.MSBV
Miscellaneous detailsName entered (incorrectly) on Embarkation Roll as CONNOLLY.

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