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(Dinnie) Pte. 10th Light Horse 3rd Brigade. SN 3176. Returned 1.4.1919. Invalided.

c/- Guildford Municipal Buildings, James Street, Guildford, WA

Date Enlisted 08/08/1916
Service Number SN 3176
Age of Enlistment 37 years 11 months
Place of Enlistment Perth, WA
Place of Birth Guildford, WA
Previous Military Experience Nil
Occupation Stockman
Marital Status Single
Religion Roman Catholic
School Attended NK
Address History Father - James Connaughton c/- Alfred Connaughton, James Street, Municipal Council buildings Guildford, WA
Cause of Death or Invalided
Returned Invalided

Military History

Embarked Fremantle per HMS ‘Karmala’ for Egypt 11.2.1917.
Roll Rank Trooper.
Roll Unit 25th Reinforcement 10th Light Horse.
Connaughton disembarked at Suez on 11.3.1917. He marched into the Details Camp at Moascar 12.3.1917. He was taken on strength with the 10th Light Horse in Egypt 26.3.1917. Connaughton became sick and was hospitalised with influenza at 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance Hospital 19.8.1917. He returned to duty at Abbassia on 30.8.1917. He was reported AWOL 2.7.1918. Connaughton was hospitalized with a debility 24.7.1918- 28.8.1918. He rejoined his unit and marched in to Moascar. He was hospitalised with shingles 14.9.1918 and again in 14.12.1918. He served in Syria and Palestine.
Embarked from Suez for Australia perPort Sydney 5.3.1919 Invalided.
Returned/Disembarked Australia 1.4.1919.
Discharged 39.5.1919.
Final Rank Private 10th Light Horse.
Medical Condition Invalided.
Awards and Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Notes the family may have resided in one of the old Council buildings in James no address was located. Dennis may have attended either the convent or Guildford State School, however, no record was located.

Information Source
NAA: B2455, Connaughton D
Australian War Memorial Embarkation Roll- Dennis Connaughton
Wise, H. and Co. Western Australian Post Office Directories. SLWA

c/- Guildford Municipal Buildings, James St, Guildford, WA.