|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bellingen, New South Wales|
|School||Bellingen Public School|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Patrick Connolly, Bellingen, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Camel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||11/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1749A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War Service: Embarked from Sydney 12 December 1916; 17 February 1917 Taken on strength of 2nd Light Horse Regiment, marched out to Moascar. Transferred to 4th L.H. 3 March 1917. Sick to hospital (V.D.) 26 April 1917; rejoined regiment 12 May 1917. Sick to hospital at Kazar 8 September 1918; rejoined unit 15 September 1917. Sick to hospital, Alexandria, 29 June 1918; transferred to Convalescent Depot 10 July 1918; rejoined regiment 17 August 1918.
Wounded in action 1 October 1918; transferred from Casualty Clearing Station to Haifa and then to Alexandria, (gun shot wound to head). Discharged to Moascar 23 October 1918; marched out to Rest Camp. Rejoined regiment in Tripoli 7 December 1918.
Sick to hospital 22 March 1919, Moascar; discharged to duty 3 April 1919. Sick to hospital 24 May 1919 (bronchitis); rejoined regiment 7 June 1919. Commenced his return to Australia per H.T. "Essex", embarking at Kantara 15 June 1919.
Medals: British War Medal; Victory Medal.
Also served in WWII, 2nd Australian Garrison Battalion, Service Number N278915, from 13 August 1941 to 11 April 1944.
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Coffs Harbour Historical Cemetery|