Thomas Alfred Cunneen

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Cunneen, Corporal Thomas Alfred no.8376

10th Australian Army Service Corps Company MM.

Hurlstone Park

Born 1896 at Goodooga, NSW, son of Peter and Mary Henrietta Cunneen.

Enlisted at Sydney 6/9/1915.

Next of kin, sister, Henrietta Cunneen.

Military Medal awarded 29/9/1917.

He was attached to the 5th Division Pack Transport Troop, carrying ammunition by night from Dickebusch to Polygon Wood.

Returned to Australia 10/12/1918.

Married Edith L.Oates 1920.

Roll of Honour, St Stephens Church, Hurlstone Park.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1989310/ [accessed 25/11/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002