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Thomas Samuel GUM

Regimental number3834
Place of birthHay Valley, South Australia
AddressAmyton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 8.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Gumm, Amyton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Discharge date10 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6563 Pte Stanley Sturt Edgar GUM, 27th Bn, returned to Australia 27 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GUM Thomas Samuel

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