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Albert Malcolm Mcconnell

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Malcolm AWMM
  • Surname
    Mcconnell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17048 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    NapierHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 September 1916 AWMM Caulfield, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Donald McConnell, 94 Cochrane Street, Elsternwick, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17048 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 4.6 years in the Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      143 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Melbourne, 17 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917, and marched in to Australian details, Perham Downs; marched in to Training Depot, Signal Section, Shefford, 30 March 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 24 October 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Division Signal Company, Belgium, 10 November 1917.
    Transferred to Australian Corps Signal Company, 1 March 1918.
    Admitted to 61st Casualty Clearing Station, 5 June 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to duty, 8 June 1918.
    Transferred to 1st Australian Division Signal Company, 10 September 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 11 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 28 October 1918.
    Transferred to United Kingdom for early repatriation, 20 February 1919.
    Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 May 1919; discharged, 6 June 1919.

    Medals notation marked 'Returned 10/5/23'. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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