|Place of birth||Tooborac, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. E. Wason, Tooborac, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on Tooborac Roll of Honour, Victoria.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 September 1916; marched into 2nd Training Bn, Perham Downs, no date stated.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1916; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 3 November 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 15 November 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, in the field, 17 November 1916.
Detached for duty with Anzac Light Railway, 8 January 1917; rejoined unit, 13 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1917; admitted to No 6 Australian Field Ambulance, 26 September 1917, and transferred to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 26 September 1917 (shrapnel wound, right thigh); to No 22 General Hospital, Camiers, 27 September 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 1 October 1917; to No 22 General Hospital, Camiers, 2 October 1917; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Le Treport, 30 October 1917; to No 4 Convalescent Depot, Le Havre, 31 October 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 13 November 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 13 December 1917; rejoined 59th Bn, 17 December 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 20 January 1918; rejoined unit, 8 February 1918.
Admitted to No 15 Australian Field Ambulance, 25 March 1918, and transferred to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station the same day; to No 26 Ambulance Train, 26 March 1918; to No 9 Canadian Stationary Hospital, 26 March 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin, trench fever); to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 3 April 1918; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 5 April 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 23 April 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 28 April 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 13 May 1918; rejoined 59th Bn, 18 May 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WASON Thomas Matthew Tanian|