Thomas CORCORAN

CORCORAN, Thomas

Service Number: 4389
Enlisted: 12 October 1915, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balcaldine, Queensland, 1893
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: Longreach School, Longreach, Queensland
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, France, 5 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France, Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Longreach War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4389, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
30 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4389, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
30 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4389, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael and Margaret Corcoran of West Street, Longreach, QLD; brother of Bernard Corcoran who was killed in action at Ypres on 25 September 1917 while serving with the 52nd Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal