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Donnelly, John Burton

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Birth Date: 10 May 1885 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 30 June 1956 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Donnelly and Louise Bridget (nee Lachetelle)

Family: (2) Bridget Theresa McIntosh in 1946, (1) Ellen Cecelia Crowe on 25 April 1919

Religion: Roman Catholic


Dentist, Wynnum, 1922 to 1935

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Vice-President, Oxley Federal Labor Executive
  2. (ALP) Foundation member, Manly branch of the Australian Labor Party
  3. (ALP) President, Wynnum executive of the Australian Labor Party

Military Service: Enlisted in Aug 1914. Served 1st AIF, 2nd Light Horse Infantry in Gallipoli; Later transferred to the Camel Corps and served in Palestine, and finally to AAMC (Dental Services); He was a captain when he returned to Australia in Dec 1918

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Wynnum 11 May 1935 2 Apr 1938

Additional Information

Notes: President, Dental Officers Association, 10 years; President, School Dental Inspectors Association; Foundation Member, Wynnum Buffalos Lodge

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 702692-19141017-s0024-0010

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]