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Regimental number3487
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephone supervisor
Address'Milton', Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs O Cleary, 'Milton', Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets.
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHoslworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 11 April 1916 (tuberculosis), and transferred same day to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 15th Field Ambulance, 17 April 1916; to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 3 May 1916 (bronchitis); to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 12 May 1916; to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 16 May 1916; rejoined Bn, Canal Zone, 22 May 1916. MBV
Date of death22 January 1943
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLEARY Thomas S

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