The AIF Project

Thomas Phillip GOURLAY

Regimental number747
Place of birthMount Eba, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 10"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinF P Gourlay, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 29 January 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).
Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Lancashire', 19 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 16 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 June 1957
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOURLAY Thomas Phillip

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