Thomas Christopher CONNELL


CONNELL, Thomas Christopher

Service Number: 190
Enlisted: 23 February 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wellington, New South Wales, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: St Benedicts Catholic School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Electrical Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - abdomen and thigh, 44th Casualty Clearing Station, France, 5 August 1916
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 67 Chaplain Rev. E.J. Cullen officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 190, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 190, 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 190, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
23 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 18th Infantry Battalion, In France
5 Aug 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 190, 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Morgan Connell and Bridget Connell of NSW. Next of kin given as his brother James Joseph Connell of Maloney Street, Mascot, NSW and John Thomas Connell of Ryde, NSW. Legatee of his will was Stella Lee of Willoughby, NSW

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