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Michael CONNOLLY

Regimental number4279
Place of birthDundark, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
Address40 Rowntree Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mary Connolly, Liergan, Balls Mills, County Armagh, Ireland
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI...........), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal<
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONNOLLY Michael

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