The AIF Project

Thomas James GLEESON

Regimental number2410
Place of birthBombala New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHighlake, Bombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gleeson, Crankie's Plains, Bombala, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LIX, Row F, Grave No. 19), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GLEESON, Bombala, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format