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Thomas Sydney GARRETT

Regimental number6809
Place of birthPaddington, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRose Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31.8
Height5' 9"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Sydney Stafford Garrett, 'Walworth', Hamilton Street, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Citizen Military Forces. Previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of acne ('now better').
Enlistment date4 May 1917
Place of enlistmentEast Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAge at embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 2.

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