LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Thomas Montague Newey SOLEY

Service No: 10
Born: Eltham, England, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the Army: 9 March 1915
Unit: Mesopotamia Half Flight, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Prisoner of War, Iraq, Between 1 June and 31 July 1916, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Place of Association: Colac VIC
Remembered: Basra Memorial, Basra, Iraq
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Enlisted as Thomas Soley

Corporal Soley was taken prisoner on 29 April 1916 following the surrender of British and Indian forces at Kut, Iraq.  He was reported to have died between 1 June and 31 July 1916.  The cause of his death is not recorded.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, SOLEY THOMAS

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