Justin Matthew (Cass) O'SULLIVAN


O'SULLIVAN, Justin Matthew

Service Number: 6870A
Enlisted: 17 February 1917, Enlisted in South Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woods Point, Victoria, 1900
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Lobar Pneumonia, To Be Determined, 20th Casualty Clearing Station, France, Belgium, 13 January 2019
Cemetery: Charleroi Communal Cemetery
Row Q, Grave no. 3, Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Charleroi, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Enlisted in South Melbourne
21 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6870A, 23rd Infantry Battalion
21 Nov 1917: Embarked Private, SN 6870A, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
4 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 6th Infantry Battalion
27 Dec 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 24th Infantry Battalion
13 Jan 1919: Involvement Private, SN 6870A, 24th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Justin Matthew O'SULLIVAN was born in 1900 in Woods Point in Victoria

His parents were Patrick O'SULLIVAN and Mary Deborah O'REILLY

He enlisted in South Melbourne on 7th February, 1917 & embarked from Melbourne with the 21st Infantry Battalion, 20th reinforcements on 21st November, 1917 on the ship HMAT Nestor

Justin died on 13th January, 1919 at the 20th Casualty Clearing Station in France of Lobar Pneumonia of both lungs - he is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery in Belgium & his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial (Panel no. 102)

He was awarded the British War Medal & the Victory Medal



O'SULIVAN - In loving memory of Private J. M. (Cass) died of illness 13th Jan 1919 at Charleroi, Belgium, aged 19 years - R.I.P.

"When the war was over we expected our boy home"

Inserted by his loving Father, Mother, Sister & Brother

"A thoughtful boy, loving & kind - A beautiful memory left behind"

"Gone, May his dear soul rest in peace" inserted by his loving sister Sheila