Timothy DOLAN

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DOLAN, Timothy

Service Number: 4029
Enlisted: 9 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Westbrook, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Drayton, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Drayton State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 27 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Drayton War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

9 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4029, 31st Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4029, 31st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4029, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Private Tim Dolan is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Dolan, Drayton Road, Drayton, He enlisted in the A.I.F. on the 6th May, 1916, and sailed with a reinforcement of the 31st Battalion. He was only 19 years of age when he paid the supreme sacrifice on the 27th September, 1917. An elder brother, Pte. P. Dolan, of the 9th. Battalion, recently returned home wounded and ill. Both brothers were in the railway department prior to enlisting.