Norman Thomas Gilroy

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First name: Norman

Middle name: Thomas

Last name: Gilroy

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Norman Thomas Gilroy embarked for Egypt on the transport Hessen (later Transport HMAT Bulla), Feb. 1915 and served as a naval wireless operator on the Hessen off Gallipoli and Imbros before the ship returned to England, 4 July 1915. He returned to Melbourne Aug. 1915, subsequently became a priest and served as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney from 1940 to 1971

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.
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