William O'NEILL

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O'NEILL, William

Service Number: 349
Enlisted: 29 October 1914, Enlisted at Dalby, QLD
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Warwick, Queensland, 1876
Home Town: Dalby, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 5 November 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Dalby War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 349, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Dalby, QLD
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 349, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 349, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
16 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 5th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
5 Nov 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 349, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his sister Mary Bridget Dowling nee O'Neill of Dalby, QLD. Brother of Katie O'Neill of Charters Towers

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

Previously served with the 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse in South Africa