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Thomas Alfred Garfield KNOWLES

Regimental number779
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCigarmaker
Address88 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A.M. Knowles, 88 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916

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