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Kevin John Connolly (1890–1990)

Kevin John Connolly, n.d. photographer unknown

Kevin John Connolly, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

KEVIN JOHN CONNOLLY, the son of Mr. P. J. Connolly and Mrs. Mary Connolly, was born at Gympie, Queensland, on 8th September, 1890. He was educated at the Christian Brothers’ School, Gympie.

On 20th April, 1908, he joined the Bank at Gympie; was appointed ledger-keeper on 1st July, 1911, and transferred to Ipswich as teller on 15th January, 1913.

Kevin Connolly enlisted on 4th September, 1914, as trooper in the 2nd Light Horse, and was promoted to sergeant in January, 1917. He served in Egypt until May, 1915, and then at Gallipoli until August. He was in hospital on two or three occasions after leaving Gallipoli, and in intervals served on the A.I.F. Headquarters Staff until discharged as medically unfit in April, 1918.

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'Connolly, Kevin John (1890–1990)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/connolly-kevin-john-23515/text32540, accessed 14 June 2024.

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Kevin John Connolly, n.d. photographer unknown

Kevin John Connolly, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

8 September, 1890
Gympie, Queensland, Australia

Death

1990 (aged ~ 99)
Australia

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