|Place of birth||Waterford, Ireland|
|Address||c/o J Crompton, 91 George Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Friend, No 272 Private P Collins, B Coy, 9th Battalion, AIF|
|Previous military service||Served in the Royal Muster Fusiliers (time expired).|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Australia, 24 September 1914; embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 2 March 1915; reported missing, Gallipoli Peninsula, 15 April 1915; rejoined unit, 25 May 1915; now reported wounded, 25 May 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 15 June 1916; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, 27 June 1916; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 16 October 1915; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 20 October 1915; to Base Details, 19 October 1915; discharged to duty, 2 November 1915.
March out to rejoin unit, Zeitoun, 7 November 1915; embarked Alexandria, 3 November 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli Peninsula, 17 November 1915.
Found guilty, Lemnos, 28 December 1915, of being absent from Parade: awarded 3 days' confined to Camp.
Found guilty, 10 January 1916, of being absent without leave from 5:30 pm, 3 January to 10:00 pm, 10 January 1916: awarded 72 hours' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 4 days' pay.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, Tel el Kabir, 13 January 1916 (stricture); transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 16 January 1916; to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 22 January 1916; discharged to Overseas Training Base, 23 January 1916; transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 2 February 1916; admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, 20 February 1916 (mental).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', from Suez, 18 March 1916; disembarked Sydney, 19 April 1916; discharged, 16 September 1916 (medically unfit: delusional insanity).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CLARKE Thomas|