Thomas Dunlop

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Dunlop, Lance-Corporal Thomas no. 19

1st Field Company Australian Engineers.

“Kilwinning” Croydon Avenue, Croydon Park.

Carpenter.

Born at Balmain 1895, son of Hugh & Margaret Dunlop.

Enlisted at Sydney 19/8/1914, aged 19.

Single.

Methodist.

Serving with 39th Infantry at time of enlistment.

Embarked from Sydney 18/10/1914 on Transport A19 Afric.

Biography SMH 16/8/1915.

Sapper T. Dunlop, reported wounded, was born in Balmain 20 years ago, and was educated at the local public school. His father is Mr Hugh Dunlop of Croydon Park, Croydon. Sapper Dunlop, who is a carpenter by trade, had previous military experience in the cadets and the militia. He left Sydney with the 1st Field Company of Engineers.

Returned to Australia 23/10/1918.

Married Helen D. Hicks 1921.

Roll of Honour, Croydon Park Methodist Church.

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