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Eugene John CONNOLLY

Regimental number9006
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFelt hatter
Address8 Brighton Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Connolly, 8 Brighton Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4,Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row F, Grave No. 5), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lydia CONNOLLY, 79 Thomas Street, Ultimo, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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