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Thomas Matthew McCUSKER

Regimental number3471
Place of birthCharleville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrazier
AddressRockvale, Warialda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J McCusker, Warialda, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 8), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Magdalene McCUSKER, Rockvale, Warialda, New South Wales. Native of Charleville, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1673 Lance Corporal Charles Cornelius McCUSKER, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919; 3359 Pte John Edward McCUSKER, 2nd Bn, died of wounds, 25 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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