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Thomas Harold MEURANT

Regimental number5149
Place of birthMoss Vale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal miner
AddressMayfield Cottage, Angelo Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37.4
Height5' 6.5"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M.A. Barnsley, Mayfield Cottage, Angelo Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date23 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 10 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 10 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: synovitis, right knee), 23 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1960
Age at death81
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 2 Niche 39), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MEURANT Thomas Harold

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