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Thomas David LESTER

Regimental number3508
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs B J Lester c/o G Whittle, Preston Point Road, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth LESTER
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 April 1929
Age at death45
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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