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Thomas Leopold GABORIT

Regimental number3314
Place of birthClyde, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTrainer
Address408 Madeline Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Allbut, 408 Madeline Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1743 Pte Jack Leon GABORIT, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 October 1918; 14603 Gunner Theodore Joseph Henry GABORIT, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 59th Bn, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GABORIT Thomas Leopold

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