Thomas Henry Carrick

First Name: 
Thomas
Middle Name: 
Henry
Last Name: 
Carrick
Mother's Name: 
Hanna Carrick nee McHarry
Father's Name: 
John Carrick
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, September 26, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
3rd Pioneer Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Thomas Carrick (Service No 2777) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. around 1896.

At enlistment Thomas was single, 20 years old, and worked as a miner.  He has served 3 years with the Citizens Militia Force.

He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A24 Benalla on 9th November 1916 and arrived in England on 9th January 1917.  Thomas as sent on to France, arriving on 28th February 1917.  After becoming ill he was admitted to hospital on 4th March.

On 4th April 1917 Thomas was transferred to 3rd Pioneer Battalion and saw service on the Western Front with them.

On 7th December 1918 he was admitted to hospital with influenza.

Thomas was returned to Australia in March 1919 and discharged on 10th June 1919.

In 1923 he married Florence Poole at Bulli.

Thomas died in 1979.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, CARRICK T H

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