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Thomas Evan McGRATH

Regimental number2855
Place of birthGulnare, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGulnare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.8
Height5' 8"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinStep-Father, John Crowe, Gulnare, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orsova', 8 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 5 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 October 1974
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRATH Thomas Evan

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