Thomas Owen CHORLEY

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CHORLEY, Thomas Owen

Service Number: 4747
Enlisted: 4 March 1916, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Falmouth, Tasmania, Australia, 1871
Home Town: Ringarooma, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness - Chronic Pneumonia, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 7 November 1918
Cemetery: Ringarooma Cemetery
Protestant Section, Row U, Grave 1
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4747, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
25 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4747, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
25 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4747, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
25 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4747, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
25 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4747, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
3 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4747, Gassed
11 Oct 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4747, Discharged at 6th Military District
7 Nov 1918: Involvement Sapper, SN 4747

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mathew and Isabeth Chorley; husband of Tottie E. Chorley of Ringarooma, Tasmania

7 June 1918 - returned to Australia on board Essex for discharge. Suffering from Chronic Pneumonia

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal