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James Andrew CONNOR

Regimental number1507
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
SchoolCatholic Convent
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEpping, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJohn Connor, Epping, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted on 27 November 1914 at the age of 23. Left Tasmania with 2nd reinforcements for 12 Bn. Served Gallipoli. Transferred to 3rd Company in France
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBattle of Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row E, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth CONNOR, Belle Vue, Epping Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1021 Driver John Vincent CONNOR, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 18 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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