Thomas Howard MCCORMICK


MCCORMICK, Thomas Howard

Service Number: 2945
Enlisted: 24 August 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Gympie, Queensland, 1897
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Monkland State School, Queensland
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 25 August 1917
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm West Cemetery
Row D, Grave 1 Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than this
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2945, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2945, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2945, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2945, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Slight gunshot wounds to the neck and face

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Joseph McCormick and Edith McCormick ( also known as Edith Mohr) of 'Kio', Sinclair Street, Booval, QLD formerly of Brisbane Road, Monkland, QLD.

Medals: British War Medal. Victory Medal

Also served in the Senior Cadets for 3 years