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Thomas MOWATT

Regimental number2873
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPeoples Palace Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Mowatt, Stemster, Wick, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 4), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Family/military connectionsCousin served.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOWATT Thomas

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