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Joseph Henry SULLIVAN

Regimental number3472
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
Other NamesJohn Henry
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoot finisher
Address51 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 3.25"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sullivan, 51 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 8th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 60th Bn, and taken on strength, 24 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Now, 1 September 1916, reported Killed in Action, 19 July 1916.

Note, Red Cross File No 2660808: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
SourcesNAA: B2455, SULLIVAN Joseph Henry
Red Cross File No 2660808

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