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Victor John SULLIVAN

Regimental number1305
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram conductor
Address476 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E R Woodgate, 476 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded, he collected a few men and dispersed a large party of the enemy, capturing five prisoners. He set a splendid example of courage and initiative.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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