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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Lance Corporal James Daniel Connell

1895
Born in Bacchus Marsh, VIC
24/2/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 13th Light Horse Regiment, aged 19y 9m
28/5/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A34 Persic
29/6/1915
Disembarked in Egypt
11/9/1915
Landed at Gallipoli
8/1/1916
Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt
Became part of the 4th Divisional Cavalry
15/6/1916
Disembark at Marseilles, France
7/7/1916
Transferred to the 1st ANZAC Army Corps Light Horse Regiment
21/3/1917
Promoted to Lance Corporal
25/8/1917 - 6/9/1917
Granted leave
25/3/1918
Transferred to the 24th Battalion
28/4/1918
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to the left knee
30/4/1918
Admitted to hospital - France
1/5/1918
Invalided back to England
2/1/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Berrima
17/2/1919
Returned to Australia
4/4/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1966
Died in Fitzroy, VIC, aged 70

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 10:59:03