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Dominick Patrick DONNELLY

Regimental number1008
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGasfitter
AddressQuenton, Dean's Road, Charter's Towers, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 11"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Donnelly, Quenton, Dean's Road, Charter's Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosehill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Maria DONNELLY. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date18 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 21 May 1915 (gun shot wound, chest, slight); admitted to 17th General hospital, Alexandria, 27 May 1915; transferred to England, 17 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Star of England', 12 December 1915; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 18 September 1916.

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

death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 September 1938
Age at death51
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South WalesE
SourcesNAA: B2455, DONNELLY Dominick Patrick

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