|Place of birth||Hobart, Tasmania|
|Address||Sandy Bay, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr R J Meagher, Russell Crescent, Sandy Bay, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; did not transfer to the Militia.|
|Rank on enlistment||Company Sergeant Major|
|Unit name||40th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/57/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Tyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row A, Grave No. 7), Passchendaele, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Richard James and Adeline MEAGHER, Russell Crescent, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Hobart,1 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916.
Promoted 2nd LT, 4 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1916.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 13 December 1916 (mumps), and transferred to 1st Casualty Clearing Station; to No 19 Ambulance Train, 15 December 1916, and admitted to 14th Infectious Hospital, Boulogne, 16 December 1916; discharged to Base Rest Camp, 31 December 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 6 January 1917.
Resumed duties as 2nd LT, in the field, 18 January 1917.
Promoted LT, 26 January 1917.
Detached to 3rd Division School, 22 April 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 29 April 1917.
On leave, 26 June-4 July 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MEAGHER Norman Richard Thomas|