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Thomas BINNS

Regimental number2864
Place of birthBurnley, Lancashire, England
SchoolThames Road Council School, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mr Warr, 427 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Binns, 21 Stamford Street, Loutshore, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death10 August 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and Sarah BINNS, 21 Stamford Street, SouthLancashire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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