48243. Pte. J.O'Sullivan.
(6th (Rifles) T.F.
Born: Kerry, Ireland. Employment: 'Coal Heaver'
Enlisted: 16th August 1916. age 28 .To Bologne 21st March 1917
Also entitled to War & Victory Medals.
Unit first in France:
25th February 1915
Full Service papers survive:
'Shrapnel wound, left arm / Gunshot wound'
Had 'defective teeth'
'Could not read but could count well'.
Absent from night operation 1916.
London Gazette 17th June 1919
For, "France & Flanders"
An interesting man from Ireland who enlisted against popular
Irish attitudes of the time. Small pawnbroker's mark in obverse left field, but a really nice EF+ medal to a highly sought after unit,
On its original ribbon.