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Thomas Nichols GILMORE

Regimental number3179
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation manager
AddressGladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Gilmore, Gladstone, Queensland
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia

Military Medal

'This N.C.O. had charge of two machine guns in the operations against PERONNE on 2nd September 1918. He handled them with great judgement and effect, taking his guns and crew through a heavy barrage and into position, from which he rendered splendid assistance to the attacking troops. he set a fine example to the men of his teams, inspiring them by his utter disregard of danger, his courage, cheerfulness and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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