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William DONOGHUE

Regimental number5357
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCrown St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Address14 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAunt, E May, 12 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 12), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jeremiah and Clara DONOHUE, 52 Kinght Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales. Born at Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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