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Arthur Thomas SULLIVAN

Regimental number4913
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address8 Cleveland Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr T Sullivan, Riley Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the New South Wales Irish Rifle Volunteers.
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. I), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys. France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Florence SULLIVAN, 3 Mackay Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W.M. Holliday, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SULLIVAN Arthur Thomas

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