Michael John O'CONNELL


O'CONNELL, Michael John

Service Number: 1577
Enlisted: 11 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 14 August 1893
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Public School and School of Mines, Port Pirie, South Australia
Occupation: Cabinet Maker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 July 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

11 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1577, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1577, 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1577, 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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