Daniel O’Connell488173Private63rd Nova Scotia Draft Battalion/ 13th BattalionJune 7, 1896Shag Harbour, Shelburne Co., NSNovember 8, 1915Halifax, NSYarmouth, NS195 feet, 2 inchesLightBlueDark BrownSingleLabourerRoman CatholicMary O’Connell (Mother) Yarmouth, NSMay 22, 1919 (Halifax on demobilization)1948Saint Mary's Catholic CemeterySydney Mines, Cape Breton Co., NSPrivate Daniel O’Connell was the son of George Obediah O'Connell (1892-1963) Mary Elizabeth Brannen (1868- 1933). His brother, Roy Edward O’Connell, also served during WWI.Private O’Connell enlisted with the 63rd Nova Scotia Draft Battalion at Halifax, NS. He went overseas, embarking Halifax on January 22, 1916 on the SS Missanabie, arriving in Plymouth, England, on January 30, 1916 and embarked for France on September 27, 1916 for service with the 13th Battalion. While serving in France he became ill and was was hospitalised on November 16, 1916 and transferred to England. He was returned to duty in England on February 2, 1917. He served in England and France and retuned to Canada on May 7, 1919.
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