Walter CONNATTY

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CONNATTY, Walter

Service Number: 732
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1888
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Keetons Road School, London, England
Occupation: Linotype Operator
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 28
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 732, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 732, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 732, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 24 years

Son of George and Frances Ellen Connatty of 30 Bovrill Road, Honor Oak Park, London, England

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

He was recommended for an unspecified award for his actions on August 1915 at Lone Pine but it was not awarded.

Apprenticed to Horace Cox of Breams Buildings, London for 7 years

Served with the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal West