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Thomas Robert L'ESTRANGE

Regimental number2862
Date of birth25 February 1898
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool worker
AddressFairfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.5
Height5' 2.75"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinThomas L'Estrange, Sandal Farm, Fairfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Discharge date27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 7 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 27 May 1919.

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

Also served in World War II: Service No Q187704.
SourcesNAA: B2455, L'ESTRANGE Thomas Robert

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