First name: Eugene
Last name: Sullivan
Eugene Sullivan, a law clerk of Holsworthy, Sydney was born in Lismore, New South Wales. He enlisted at the age of 23 in the Infantry October 27, 1915 in C Company, 9th Battalion, AIF. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916 and served with the Australian Army Medical Corps, 9th Field Ambulance attached to 33rd Battalion in France and Belgium. He was hospitalised in France, July 1917 and died of wounds received in action in Belgium, 17 October 1917.
The letters were donated to the Library by Eugene’s parents, Mr & Mrs Sullivan in 1920.