Mark CONNOLLY

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CONNOLLY, Mark

Service Number: 198
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy HIll, WA
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Galway, Ireland, 1872
Home Town: North Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Died of wounds - head, Gallipoli, 7 July 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, North Fremantle Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 198, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Enlisted at Blackboy HIll, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Sapper, SN 198, 3rd Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Sapper, SN 198, 3rd Field Company Engineers, HMAT Medic, Fremantle
7 Jul 1915: Involvement Sapper, SN 198, 3rd Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mary Connolly of Flood Street, Galway, Ireland; brother of Mary Connolly of Galway, Ireland

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

Had previously served in the NSW Artillery for 2 years