Thomas Matthew MCCUSKER

MCCUSKER, Thomas Matthew

Service Number: 3471
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Near Chareville, Queensland, Australia, 20 October 1893
Home Town: Warialda, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brazier
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 April 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Beaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gulf Creek School Honour Roll, Warialda Public School Honour Roll, Warialda St Simon & St Jude's Anglican Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3471, 2nd Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3471, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
9 Apr 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, 3471, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Thomas Matthew McCUSKER was born on 20th October, 1893 near Charleville in Queensland

His parents were John McCUSKER and Mary Magdalene EASTERMANN

His brothers also served in WW1 - John Edward McCUSKER S/N 3359 who died 25.7.1916 and Chalres Cornelius McCUSKER SN 1673 who returned to Australia in 1919

 

Thomas died on 9th April, 1917 - Buried in Beaumetz Cross Roads, Cemetery - grave reference C 8