Sullivan, Henry Patrick

Dates: 1892-1916

War Service: Henry Patrick Sullivan enlisted in December 1911 and served as a Private with 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade. His service number was 6/87. He was discharged on 4th October 1915 due to being medically unfit. He was suffering from phthisis which started on 7 July 1915 and although was not thought to be caused by active service it was aggravated by fatigue, exposure and infection. His record states that this condition was permanent and he was granted a pension. He died of wounds (gas) on 22nd June 1916 and is buried at Brockley Cemetery.

Location of Memorial: He is buried in Brockley cemetery where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details: Henry Sullivan was the son of Henry and Ellen Sullivan, of 37 Berthon Street, Deptford. On the 1901 census he was living at 18 Albury Street, Deptford with his family. On the 1911 census he was living at 23 Speedwell Street, Deptford with his parents and brother John, Dennis and William and sister Eileen. Two of his sisters Mary and Margaret had died between 1901 and 1911. He was employed as a street trader.


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