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2nd Lt. Eric Winfield Connelly

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Topic: 2nd Lt. Eric Winfield Connelly
Posted By: Peter Trounson
Subject: 2nd Lt. Eric Winfield Connelly
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2012 at 12:58
The original can be viewed at the University of Melbournes website at -:

http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FBFC0491-1422-207C-BAD8EC683EF88E56 - http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FBFC0491-1422-207C-BAD8EC683EF88E56


Connelly, Eric Winfield

(Brother of  http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FBFB31BA-1422-207C-BA35DCFFC71A8A8B - Clive Emerson   http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FBFB31BA-1422-207C-BA35DCFFC71A8A8B - Connelly )
 
Enrolled 1905.
 
Carlton College; Articled Clerks’ course; 3 years in Junior Cadets; Lieutenant 2ndBattalion Senior Cadets, three years; 2/Lieutenant 8th Infantry Battalion (Bendigo), three years.
 
Enlisted 18 September 1914, 2nd Lieutenant 7th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces; sailed 19 October 1914; at Gallipoli landing 25 April 1915, and wounded the same day; returned to Australia 21 December 1915. Appointed Staff Captain 10th Infantry Brigade 1/5/1916; Sailed again 27 May 1916; France 17 November 1916, Brigade Major 6/2/1917; Major 3 March 1917; to General Staff 3rd Division 12 February 1918. Awarded Distinguished Services Order 28 December 1917 for gallantry at Messines Ridge, where he was badly gassed; mentioned in Despatches 7 November 1917 and 8 November 1918. Wounded in action in France on 8 September 1918, and died of his wounds next day.
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http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=062CD10F-1422-207C-BA214E787421BBCA&photoID=110&displaySeries=0">Eric Winfield Connelly 
http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=062CD10F-1422-207C-BA214E787421BBCA&photoID=110&displaySeries=0 - Eric Winfield Connelly  
 


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