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Thomas Sydney Ough DEALY

Regimental number3502
Place of birthHong Kong
SchoolStoneyhurst College, Blackburn, England
Other trainingRoseworthy Agricultural College, South Australia (1st Class Diploma)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 9.25"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMrs A.M. Dealy, 45 Brougham Place, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the English Officer Training Corps.
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1916
Unit name48th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularYoungest son of Mr T.K. Dealy, who was for 34 years in the Hong Kong Civil Service. He had qualified for a Commission at [RMC] Duntroon, but, when told that he must wait a while for his Commission, asked to be sent with the earliest contingent to Europe. He is buried in the cemetery attached to his old school, Stoneyhurst College, Lancashire. (details from parents)
FateAccidentally killed 7 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAyr, Scotland
Place of burialStoneyhurst College Burial Ground, Aighton Bailey, Lancashire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated as a member of the Catholic Soldiers' Association in the Chapel of St George and the English Martyrs, Westminster Cathedral, London.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2802 Lance Corporal Frank Henry DEALY, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 26 August 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917.

Taken on strength, 30th Training Squadron, 17 December 1917.

Qualified as pilot, and appointed as 2nd Lieutenant and posted to Australian Flying Corps. 29 September 1917.

Promoted Lieutenant, 29 December 1917.

Killed in a flying accident, Ayr, Scotland, 7 March 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DEALY Thomas Sydney Ough
Red Cross File No 0900705L

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