Thomas George CURLEY

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CURLEY, Thomas George

Service Number: 1522
Enlisted: 4 December 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cheltenham, Victoria, 1884
Home Town: South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Nott Street State School
Occupation: Ship's fireman
Died: Accidental (Injuries), France, 11 November 1918
Cemetery: Dunkirk Town Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
5 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (head)
25 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , 2nd occasion - GSW (left elbow)
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1522, 5th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Private T. G. Curley was the eldest son of Mrs. E. and the late T. Curley, 212 Moray-street, South Melbourne. Previous to enlisting he was employed as fireman on the steamer Wonganella.