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Thomas Gavin PHELAN

Regimental number1707
Place of birthThames New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressJerilderie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinBrother, Maurice Phelan, Shepparton Times, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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