Biography

Birth date: 12 July 1884
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Coburg
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 11 February 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P08370.014.001

Informal portrait of Major Thomas Joseph Daly, 9th Australian Light Horse, relaxing in a friend's dugout during the Sinai-Palestine campaign. An image from a photograph album recording the service of Major (later Lieutenant Colonel, DSO) Daly, in Egypt and Palestine. The album was assembled by...

P08370.014.001

Heraldry

Distinguished Service Order : Lieutenant Colonel T J Daly, 9 Light Horse Regiment, AIF

Distinguished Service Order (Geo V). Unnamed as issued.

REL32964.001

1914-15 Star : Major T J Daly, 9 Light Horse Regiment, AIF

1914-15 Star. Impressed on reverse with recipient's details.

REL32964.002

British War Medal 1914-20 : Lieutenant Colonel T J Daly, 9 Light Horse Regiment, AIF

British War Medal 1914-20. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

REL32964.003

Victory Medal : Lieutenant Colonel T J Daly, 9 Light Horse Regiment, AIF

Victory Medal. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

REL32964.004

Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer's Decoration : Lieutenant Colonel T J Daly

Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer's Decoration. Engraved reverse with recipient's details.

REL32964.005

Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal : Lieutenant Colonel T J Daly

Colonial Auxialiary Forces Long Service Medal (Geo V). Engraved around edge with recipient's details.

REL32964.006

Regimental standard the 46th Turkish Infantry Regiment captured near Damascus, 1918

Crimson silk regimental standard with a coiled and linked gold bullion fringe on the upper and lower edges, and on the fly. One side of the standard is embroidered in gold bullion thread with the toghra (personal cypher) of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet V (1909-1918) within a circle. The circle is...

RELAWM04772

Technology

Turkish Army Officer's Sword

Turkish Army officer's sword and scabbard. Brass P shape stirrup hilt, lions head pommel with brass wire binding on the fishskin grip. Crescent moon and star on the shield shape languet. The nickel plated blade is single edged and has a single fuller to each side to within 20 mm of the spear point....

REL/20371.001

Timeline

Date of birth 1884-07-12
Date of embarkation 1915-02-11
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-03-10