Edmund CONNOR

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CONNOR, Edmund

Service Number: 403
Enlisted: 3 March 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toronto, Canada, 1873
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Fitter
Died: Died of illness - Dysentery, St Andrews Hospital, Malta, 7 November 1915
Cemetery: Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Block E, Plot EA, Row A, Grave 676 Chaplain T.A. Harker officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 403, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 403, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 403, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin of given as his uncle William Bennett of the Rising Sun Hotel, Kalgoolie, WA

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

Had previously served in the Toronto Irish Fusiliers for about 7 years

While living in Canada he had been employed by Toronto Junction as a full time fitter