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Thomas James GLEESON

Regimental number6062
Date of birth13 January 1897
Place of birthCooyal, near Mudgee, New South Wales
SchoolBattle Abbey School, Cooyal, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
Address42 Johnston Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Gleeson, Cooyal, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Date of death19 October 1968
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales - Roman Catholic Section

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