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Thomas Joseph McSULLEA

Regimental number2759
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.11
Height5' 5.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, John McSullea, 203 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of height)
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of exposure 23 February 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground (Special Memorial 19), Flers, Picardie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Teresa McSULLEA, 203 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 20 th Bn, Egypt, 5 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.

Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, Belgium, 22 September 1916 (rheumatism); rejoined Bn, 25 September 1916.

Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 November 1916 (trench feet); rejoined Bn, 26 November 1916.

Found guilty, 12 December 1916, of being absent without leave, 7.15 am, 10 December, till 6 am, 11 December 1916: deprived of 7 days' pay, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered on Embarkation Roll as William James McSULLEA.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McSULLEA Thomas Joseph

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