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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: William Connelly
Name: Connelly, William James
Rank: Driver
Service Number: 2832
Place of Birth: Darwin
Next of Kin: D. Connelly - Sister ; 56 Provost Street, West Melbourne, Vic.
Biographical notes: Connelly was born on 27 August 1892, the son of Theodore George and Henrietta (nee Turner). He left the Northern Territory when he was about 7 years of age. His father ran the Union and Playford Hotels in Darwin and Pine Creek from 1890, but had returned to Victoria by 1899. His brother Laurence also served during the war.
Occupation: Farrier
Date of Enlistment: 26-Aug-1914
Age at Enlistment: 22
Place of Enlistment: Melbourne (Vic.)
Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: Connely embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A9 'Shropshire' on 20 October 1914. He was wounded on 25 July 1917 and returned to Australia on 31 October 1917.
Related link: Nominal Roll
Unit War Diary
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A9 'Shropshire'
Service Record
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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