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Edmund CONNOR

Regimental number403
Place of birthCanada
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine fitter
AddressRising Sun Hotel, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinUncle, William Bennett, Rising Sun Hotel, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 March 1915. TOS 28 Bn. 13 May 1915
FateDied of disease 7 November 1915
Age at death42-43
Place of burialAddolorata Cemetery (E, EA, A, 676), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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