Thomas James Musgrave

First Name: 
Thomas
Middle Name: 
James
Last Name: 
Musgrave
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, January 17, 1883
Mother's Name: 
Julia Musgrave nee Wood
Father's Name: 
Thomas Musgrave
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, November 28, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
No 4 Squadron
Company: 
A Flight
Service: 
Australian Flying Corps
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, August 26, 1952
Place of Death: 
Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, NSW
Details: 

Thomas Musgrove (Service no 993/86028) was born in Wollongong, NSW.

At the time of enlistment Thomas was single, 30 years of age and employed as a motor mechanic. 

Thomas embarked on RMS Omrah with Australian Flying Corp, No 4 Squadron, A Flight on 17 January 1917.  He arrived in England on 27 March 1917 but was admitted to hospital with Pleurisy soon after and deemed unfit for active service.

Thomas was returned to Australia in December 1917 and medically discharged on 1 August 1918.

Thomas re-enlisted on 17 June 1919 for special Australian Imperial Force service and embarked as an Escort on 9 July 1919. 

Thomas returned to Australia in January 1920 and was medically discharged on 17 March 1920.

Thomas lived in Oak Flats after the War and died in Wollongong hospital in 1952.

Thomas is buried in Bulli Cemetery.

Thomas's sister Nurse Pearl Musgrave also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MUSGRAVE THOMAS JAMES

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