Timothy DOLAN

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Drayton
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
09-May-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
4029
Rank
Private
Unit
31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
27 September 1917
Place
Polygon Wood, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Railway Honour Board and Drayton War Memorial.

Brother of 4768 Private Patrick Dolan.

 

Timothy Dolan arrived in France in June 1917 following five months training in England. Ten weeks after joining his unit at the front he was killed in action at Polygon Wood and buried in the vicinity. He was only 19. After the war his grave could not be found.

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