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John Francis DONNELLY

Regimental number738
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address3 Lynch Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J P Donnelly, 3 Lynch Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date3 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll240
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 20 May 1917

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 27 January 1919

Military Cross

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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