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Regimental number71
Place of birthYeo, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCommercial Hotel, Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Ellen Gallagher, 31 Livingstone Street, Addiewell, West Colder, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years, 14th Infantry, US Army; 12 years, Connaught Rangers, British Army (time expired).
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Place of enlistmentGunnedah, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Discharge date9 November 1916
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 2 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 23 June 1916; taken on strength of 34th Bn, Salisbury, and transferred to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 22 July 1916

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 8 August 1916; disembarked Sydney, 24 September 1916; discharged, 9 November 1916

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death23 July 1943
Place of burialLiverpool Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, GALLAGHER Thomas

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