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Regimental number2167
Place of birthSligo Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTeralba via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Marrion, Chaffpool PO, Corry, Ireland
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 24), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lawrence and Mary MARREN, Powelsboro, Chaffpool, Ballymore, Co. Sligo, Ireland. Enlisted 1914. Stated to be MARREN, THOMAS, served as MARRION, Thomas

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