Thomas Charles SULLY

Badge Number: 55609, Sub Branch: Croydon

SULLY, Thomas Charles

Service Number: 4529
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Blyth WW1 Memorial, Bute District Council WW1 Roll of Honor, Kulpara District Council Roll of Honour, Tarlee & District Roll of Honor WW1, Tarlee War Memorial, Warooka and District WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4529, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4529, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 4529, 27th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Wounded 4529, 27th Infantry Battalion

Thomas Sully

Thomas Charles Sully

Service # 4529

(Brother to Frederick Sully (service #688) and cousin to Reginald Sully (service # 1993).

Thomas was born in Newport, Wales and arrived in Adelaide in 1913. He at some stage worked on Mr T Arthur’s farm at Tarlee, SA.

He enlisted in Adelaide on 21/1/1916 and left Australia on 25/3/1916.

He was wounded in action twice – 4/10/17 in France (gunshot wound to his right thigh) and on 7/9/1918 (gunshot wound to head).

He returned to Adelaide on 21/3/1919.

Thomas eventually returned to Wales (although he visited Australia a further 2 times – 1922 & 1926). He married in 1926, had one daughter and eventually died on April 6th 1979 aged 89 years.

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