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John Francis DONNELLY

Regimental number64
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
Address27 Underwood Street, Paddington,Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs P J Donnelly, Douglas, Bungendore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceInstl Staff
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other details

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

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