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Thomas John TODD

Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
AddressNewcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinBrother, Alexander Todd, Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30474(12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

FateDied of disease 23 January 1919
Age at death from cemetery records49
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 263), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza TODD
Medals

DSO and Bar

'The Distinguished Service Order was awarded for service in the South African campaign.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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