Regimental number2145
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 4.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMrs Ellen Merry, 4 Unger Street, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 March 1916
Discharge date24 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked (did not join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force), 20 September 1915.

Found guilty, 25 November 1915, for (1) creating a disturbance and using insulting language; (2) committing a nuisance: sentenced to 168 hours' Field Punishment No. 2, forfeited 1 day's pay.

Found guilty, 11 February 1916, of (1) Absence from a parade to proceed on active service; (2) breaking camp on 4 February 1916 and remaining absent until 10 February 1916: awarded 28 days' detention and forfeited 8 days' pay.

Embarked, Suez, for return to Australia under authority of the GOC Australian and New Zealand Forces, 19 March 1916, discharged (undesirable), Brisbane, 24 April 1916.

Medals: none
SourcesNAA: B2455, FITZGERALD Thomas