Thomas James McCAULEY

Regimental number10191
Place of birthCo Antrim, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9.75"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinBrother, D McCauley, Lockhart, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Discharge date30 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to 5th Field Artillery Brigade, Zeitoun, 19 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.

Mustered as Driver, 1 June 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 10 November 1917 (bruised right ankle); transferred to Ambulance Train No 26, 11 November 1917; to Etaples, 12 November 1917; to England, 19 November 1917, and admitted to East Sussex Hospital, Hastings; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 18 December 1917; discharged on furlough, 15 January 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, 29 January 1918.

Found guilty, Dartford, 7 January 1918, of being absent without leave, 2000, 5 January, to 1900, 6 January 1918: admonished, and forfeited 2 days' pay.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918, for discharge (fractured right tibia); disembarked Melbourne, 15 August 1918; discharged, Sydney (medically unfit), 30 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1963
Place of burialNambour Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCAULEY Thomas James