CARROLL, John Bede

Service Number: 5505
Enlisted: 23 May 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Field Ambulance
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds - gas gangrene, France, 22 November 1916
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block O, Plot 11, Row J, Grave 5 Headstone inscription reads: "The first born is mine" saith the Lord, St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

23 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5505, 5th Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
30 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 5505, 5th Field Ambulance
30 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 5505, 5th Field Ambulance, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
14 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 5505, 5th Field Ambulance, Shell wound to the left leg and was evacuated.The leg was amputated due to Gas Gangrene

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Bede Carroll and Caroline Carroll of 'Thalia', Dowell Street, Chatswood, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal