Brian More O'SULLIVAN

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O'SULLIVAN, Brian More

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Yarrawonga, Victoria, 23 September 1894
Home Town: Richmond, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Brighton Grammar and Melbourne University
Occupation: Medical Student
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 23 August 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
16 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
23 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 5th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography

Middle name of MORE also spelled in some documents as MOORS / MOORE

"...Captain Brian More O'Sullivan, 5th Battalion, wearing an A on his colour patch indicating he has seen service on Gallipoli . A medical student from Richmond, Victoria prior to enlistment, Capt O'Sullivan embarked with the rank of Second Lieutenant with the 7th Reinforcements from Melbourne on HMAT Demosthenes on 16 July 1915. Following his transfer to the 2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery he was promoted to Captain. He returned to Australia on 9 March 1917 in order to complete his medical studies. Later rejoining the 5th Battalion he re-embarked for overseas service from Melbourne on HMAT Beltana on 19 January 1918. Subsequently wounded in action, he died on 23 August 1918 as a result of his wounds and was buried in the Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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