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Thomas Joseph (Tom) Hough (1890–1965)

This entry is from People Australia

  • joined the army as Charles O'Brien in 1914 (but gave his mother as his next of kin) after his attempt to join the Royal Australia Navy was unsuccessful in 1913.

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'Hough, Thomas Joseph (Tom) (1890–1965)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 June 2024.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

Life Summary [details]


6 August, 1890
Mount Hope, New South Wales, Australia


20 September, 1965 (aged 75)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

blood poisoning

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service