John Francis O'Connell

(00/00/1890 - 00/00/1968)

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Born: 00/00/1890 at Bathurst, NSW Certified Father: Patrick Michael O'Connell (Born 00/00/1861)
Died: 00/00/1968 Certified Mother: Bridget Brennan (Born 00/00/1864)
Children: Siblings: Thomas Joseph O'Connell (Died 16/06/1931)
Michael J O'Connell (Born 00/00/1889)
Henry Thomas O'Connell (02/10/1892 - 17/11/1975)
Daniel Patrick O'Connell (00/00/1895 - 00/00/1960)
Bernard Mathew O'Connell (00/00/1897 - 00/00/1948)
Mary A O'Connell (Born 00/00/1905)

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NSW Birth Registration No: 6488/1890

NSW Death Registration No: 1075/1968 (District: Sydney)

Occupation: Storekeeper

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion.
Date of Enlistment: 14 January 1915
Age at Enlistment: 24 years, 4 months
Religion: Roman Catholic
Reg No. 2009
Height: 5 Feet, 8 Inches
Complexion: Fair
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Left Australia on ship 'Ceramic' on 25 June 1915
Returned to Australia: 2 January 1919
Postal Address: 86 Denison Road, Lewisham and then 9 Yeo Street, Neutral Bay, NSW
Was awarded the Military Cross on 1 January 1918 (promulgated in 'Commonwealth of Australia Gazette' No. 57, dated 18 April 1918.) The Military Cross (MC) is the third highest medal awarded for gallantry in the face of the enemy on land.

On 22 July 1915 - Gunshot wound left arm & scalp.
14 August 1915 - Wounded (2nd occasion).


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