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Thomas Henry IRWIN

Regimental number3841
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolProvisional School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOrabah, Mungallala, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Abram Irwin, Orabah, Mungallala, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMorven, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24.2
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
105
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abram and Keziah IRWIN, Orabah, Mungallala, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4321 Pte John David IRWIN, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919; died of illness, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 1 April 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 13 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 July 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France (date not recorded).

Taken on strength, 25th Bn, in the field, 8 August 1916.

Killed in action, 5 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, IRWIN Thomas Henry

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