Sullivan, Arthur Joseph (2793)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 23 years 7 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 14 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2793            view online service record

38 Cruickshank Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Elizabeth Sullivan (mother)
38 Cruickshank Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 27 October 1915
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 6th Reinforcements

KIA: Wednesday, 19 July 1916
Place: France

Private, 60 Infantry, killed in action 19 July, 1916, France, aged 24, commemorated VC Corner Australian Cemetery, France.

Parents: Michael and Elizabeth SULLIVAN, born Port Melbourne, educated Albert Park SS. He enlisted shown as a 23-year-old salesman with his mother as next of kin, 38 Cruickshank Street, circular returned from that address. Posted Missing on 19 July, 1916, declared killed in action on that date by a Court of Inquiry, August, 1917. A number of Death Notices were place by uncles, aunts and friends, but none revealed his immediate family.

Additional research by Brian Membrey


  1. Brian Membrey says

    SULLIVAN – Killed in action 19 July, 1916 (previously reported missing), Private Arthur J Sullivan, loving friend of Mr and Mrs Taylor, Doris and Ivy, Port Melbourne

    SULLIVAN – On the 19th July, 1916 (previously reported missing), officially reported killed in action, at Fleurbaix, Arthur Joseph Sullivan, lovong nephew of James and Mary Sullivan,

    Inserted by his loving uncle, aunt and cousins 4 Green-street, South Melbourne (identical insertion as “nephew of Edmund and Mary Sullivan, 8 Green-street, South Melbourne”)

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