|Place of birth||Chillsford, Suffolk, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Linc-cottage, Ufford Road, Urke, North Woodbridge, Suffolk, England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Alice Reede, Ufford Road, Urke, North Woodbridge, Suffolk, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Moora, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/15/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion Imperial Camel Corps|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 16/2/15 - 10th Light Horse, 6th Reinforcements. Joined Camel Corps, 8/7/16; 3rd Camel Battation, 11/11/16; 4th Camel Battalion, 16/3/17. Promoted Corporal, 18/11/16; reduced to ranks, 9/6/17.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Palestine|
|Age at death||28|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Reported from Egypt and taken on strength, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 2 October 1915; to hospital, 23 November 1915 (sick); embarked for Malta, 29 November 1915 (diphtheria); transferred to Military Hospital, Imtarfa, Malta, 30 December 1915.
Embarked Malta, 26 January 1916.
Marched out to Serapeum, 26 February 1916.
To hospital, 18 March 1916 (gonorrhoea); admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 20 March 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, 3 April 1916; returned to 10th Light Horse Regiment, 3 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 20 June 1916.
Attached to Imperial Camel Corps, 8 July 1916; taken on strength, No 13 Company, Imperial Camel Brigade, 9 July 1916.
Found guilty, 15 August 1916 of being absent without leave from 6.30 am, 13 August, to 5.30 am, 14 August 1916: forfeited a total of 2 days pay.
Taken on strength, 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Brigade, 11 November 1916; appointed temporary Corporal, 15 November 1916; appointed Corporal, 18 November 1916.
Admitted 4th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, Baharia, 30 November 1916 (malaria); discharged to duty, 13 December 1916; admitted to 4th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, 30 December 1916 (malaria relapse); discharged to duty, 11 January 1917.
Admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 2 March 1917 (tonsillitis abscess); discharged to unit, 9 March 1917; rejoined unit, 9 March 1917.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 4th Bn, Imperial Camel Brigade, 16 March 1917.
Found guilty, 1 June 1917 of striking and kicking a Non Commissioned Officer of the Provost Corps while the NCO was escorting two soldiers to the detention room, 10.15 pm, 10 March 1917: awarded 1 year Imprisonment with hard labour for one year; reduced to rank of Private.
Detached to No 2 Company, Imperial Camel Brigade, Kubri, 8 June 1917; marched out under escort to Cairo, 13 June 1917; admitted to Detention Barracks, Cairo, 13 June 1917.
Admitted to Citadel General Hospital, Cairo, 8 October 1917 (dysentery); discharged to Detention Barracks, 13 October 1917.
Sentence suspended and released to unit, 16 January 1918; taken on strength, Anzac Base Depot Company, 16 January 1918; posted to 4th Bn, 22 January 1918; detached to 18th Company, 24 January 1918; marched out to No 13 Company, 15 February 1918.
Killed in action, Palestine, 28 March 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BANTOFT Thomas|