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Thomas Brown NORMAN

Regimental number225
Place of birthDunedin New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIndent agent
Address'Wiau', Mosman Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Phyllis S Norman, Mosman Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon successfully to his objective with great dash and courage, and, when the enemy later gained a footing in the trench, he drove them out and re-established the position. He set a fine example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross,British War Medal, Victory Medal

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