|Place of birth||Wapping, Kent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Oodnadatta, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Love, 3 Sunnyside, Sholden, Deal, Kent, England|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of eyes)|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/17/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Engineers|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 27 February 1917; discharged from hospital, 3 March 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917. and marched in to Pioneer Training Bn.
Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 5 June 1917; marched in to Pioneer Training Bn from hospital, 18 June 1917.
Transferred to Engineers Details, Brightlingsea, 10 July 1917.
Found guilty, Brightlingsea, 31 July 1917, of being absent without leave, midnight, 29 July, to 5.30 pm, 31 July 1917: awarded 7 days confined to barracks and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Admitted to Colchester Military Hospital, 21 September 1917 (pleurisy); marched in to Engineers Training Depot, Brightlingsea from hospital, 2 October 1917; marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 December 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 22 March 1918; discharged, Adelaide (medically unfit: pleurisy, defective vision), 8 April 1918.
Total war service: 1 year 142 days (of which 1 year 42 days were abroad)Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LOVE Thomas Edward|