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Edward Ernest DONOVAN

Regimental number2244
Place of birthGoulburn Valley, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressBillson Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Donovan, Billson Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 26 December 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other details

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

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