Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.
Brother of 3801 Private John Joseph McGaghan and 21379 Gunner Francis John McGaghan.
Thomas McGaghan arrived in France in November 1916. In July 1917 at Messines in Belgium he was wounded in action in his abdomen and left arm. He was evacuated ti the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station where he died of his wounds five days later. He was 23.