Percy Francis CONNELLY

49th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 3144.

Died of Illness, 19 March 1917, Codford, Wiltshire, England.

Biographical Details

Born: about 1896 at Goulburn, NSW, Australia.

Father: Francis CONNELLY.

Mother: ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Goulburn Public School, NSW.

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 2 November 1916

Address at Enlistment: Bangalow, Richmond River, NSW.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on 23 December 1916 with 49th Battalion,

8th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on Ship A64 "Demosthenes".

Cause of Death: Died of Illness (Broncho-Pneumonia) on 19 March 1917 while serving with 49th  Battalion at No.3 New Zealand General Hospital, Codford, Wiltshire, England at the age of 20 years.

Burial place: Codford (St. Mary) Churchyard (Grave no. 82), Wiltshire, England.

Next of Kin:  Sister, Miss Dorothy Gwendoline Collins, Rotherwood, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England.

Religion: Roman Catholic.

Commemorative Details


Panel 148,  Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.  

Mirani Honour Board.


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