SULLIVAN , Alfred Thomas
(Service number 29313)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Grocer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs A. T. SULLIVAN (wife), 162 Wordsworth Street, Christchurch
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded on 1 October 1917; admitted to hospital in England (Casualty List No. 694).

Post-war Occupations



Date 31 December 1927 Age 34 yrs
Place of Death Christchurch
Notices Timaru Herald, 3 January 1928
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 000587
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Of Waimate. In 1915, Alfred married Mary Teresa CARR, sister of the three CARR brothers killed in action in 1928. Arrived home on 20 November 1919. Alfred enlisted in the Kaiapoi district in May 1916, of Cheviot.


Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; Waimate District Council burial record [04 November 2013]; Timaru Herald, 20 October 1917, 10 November 1917, 21 November 1919, Press, 27 May 1916 (Papers Past) [04 & 05 November 2013; 27 June 2014]; Timaru Herald, 3 January 1928, 7 June 1963 (Timaru District Library) [09 June 2014]; Waimate Old Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch Cemetery Records microfiche) [23 September 2014]

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