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Victor Harold TOOMEY

Regimental number1814
Place of birthRawalpindi, India
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o C Hayward, Tongala, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Toomey, 8 Standard Street, New Kent Road, London SE, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1517
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Date of death31 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 12 April 1916 (sub-acute Epiphysitis).

Died, No 11 Australian General Hospital, Caulfield, 31 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOOMEY Victor Harold

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