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Thomas Alfred Martin McHUGH

Regimental number60564
Date of birth22 February 1889
Place of birthStanborough, New South Wales
Place of birthUralla, New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's (Catholic) School Uralla, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
AddressStrathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, J McHugh, Bundarra, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
FateDied of disease 1 November 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone, West Africa
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialFreetown Naval and Military (King Tom) Cemetery (Plot 4, Row 179), Sierra Leone, West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary McHUGH, Bundarra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 154 Lance Corporal Walter Terence McHUGH, 7th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 7 January 1919.
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918. Admitted to ship's hospital with influenza, 22 October 1918. Discharged from ship's hospital, disembarked and admitted to Military Hospital, Sierra Leone, 25 October 1918. Died and buried, 1 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal

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