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Thomas Lister MINNIS

Regimental number133
Date of birth17 October 1889
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressWaikerie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4.75"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Josephine Annie Minnis, PO Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Discharge date5 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3195 Pte John Lister MINNIS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 23 August 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Adelaide, 5 December 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 February 1965
Age at death75
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MINNIS Thomas Lister

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