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Thomas James CALLAHAN

Regimental number4373
Place of birthEnnis, Co Clare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEstate Agent
Address172 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Callahan, 172 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Embarked from Alexandria, 29 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 7 June 1916, and marched in to 5th Training Bn, Rollestone.

Found guilty, 11 September 1916, of being absent without leave from 2400, 11 September, to 0850, 12 September 1916: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay; total forfeiture, 4 days' pay. Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 15 September 1916 (stricture uretha); date of discharge not recorded. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 3 December 1916.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 February 1917. Found guilty, 24 February 1917, of (1) being drunk in Chickerell, (2) using obscene language: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; discharged, 17 July 1917 (stricture and senility).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CALLAHAN Thomas James

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