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Mortimer Egbert James CONNOLLY

Regimental number1947
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationDrover
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah M A Connelly, Middle Street, Chinchilla, Queensland
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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