Thomas Joseph COURTNEY

COURTNEY, Thomas Joseph

Service Number: 307
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Enogerra, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Watsonville, Queensland, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Greenmount, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Greenmount State School, Darling Downs, Queensland
Occupation: Engine Cleaner
Died: Killed in Action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: Plugge's Plateau Cemetery, Anzac
Row B, Grave 2 Headstone inscription reads: Eternal rest grant him O Lord R.I.P., Plugges Plateau Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Tree Plaque: Anzac Tree Watsonville
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 307, Enlisted at Enogerra, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, 307, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, 307, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Daniel and Maud Edith May Courtney of 'Tallegalla', Rosewood, QLD. Brother of Kevin Aloysius Courtney, Claire Josephine Courtney, Michael Joseph Courtney, John Slack Courtney, Kathleen Mary Courtney, Ita Bridget Courtney and Veronica May Courtney

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

Also seved in the Citizen Forces

Served an apprenticeship with Goods State Farm for almost 2 years