William James CONNAUGHTON MM

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CONNAUGHTON, William James

Service Number: 4776
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Guildford, Western Australia., 1896
Home Town: Guildford, Swan, Western Australia
Schooling: Lion Mill, WA
Occupation: Mill Hand
Died: Killed in action, France, 14 May 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Communal Cemetery
Grave A. 5. INSCRIPTION THE LORD HATH TAKEN OUR LOVED ONE FROM US M. CONNAUGHTON
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mount Helena Lion Mill Honour Roll, Mundaring War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 4776, 16th Infantry Battalion, Blackboy Hill, WA
1 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4776, 16th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4776, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
14 May 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 4776, 48th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Honoured Military Medal

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of James and Mary Jane Connaughton, of Hubert St., Guildford, Western Australia.

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William James CONNAUGHTON was born in Guildford, Western Australia in 1896

His parents were James CONNAUGHTON & Mary Jane RHODES