Austin Joseph CARRIGG

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CARRIGG, Austin Joseph

Service Numbers: 1813, 1813A
Enlisted: 31 January 1916, Toowoomba
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 18 October 1893
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Christian Brothers College, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Draper
Died: War related, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 11 March 2019, aged 125 years
Cemetery: Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
Toowong Cemetery, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1813, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1813, 42nd Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1813, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
26 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 42nd Infantry Battalion
10 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1813, 42nd Infantry Battalion, GSW right side.
25 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1813A, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Gassed.
18 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 42nd Infantry Battalion
14 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 41st Infantry Battalion
8 Sep 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1813A, 41st Infantry Battalion, HT Raranga, London for return to Australia - disembarking Stdney 29 October 1919.
15 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1813A, 41st Infantry Battalion
11 Mar 1921: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1813A, 41st Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Austin Joseph CARRIGG was born 18.10.1893 in Toowoomba, Queensland His parents were John Joseph CARRIGG and Ellen Mary HOGAN He enlisted in WW1 on 31.1.1916 as a Private & later on became a Corporal and finished service in 41st Battalion S/N 1813 He was awarded the British War Medal & Victory Medal He returned to Australia 13.6.1918 He was discharged on 15.12.1919 He died 11.3.1921 - buried Toowoomba Cemetery Roman catholic section, plot 1, block 23, grave 669