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Regimental number869
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressUnion Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Donnelly, Union Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be George Donnelly on NR
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 38), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose DONNELLY, husband of Lily Francis Kennedy (formerly DONNELLY), 11 Shamrock Street, East Richmond, Victoria. Native of Mortlake, Victoria~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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