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Thomas Auburn OATES

Regimental number3281
Place of birthAuburn South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationAssistant fruiterer
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J E M Oates, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VIII, Row F, Grave No. 12), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Judith OATES, Jamestown, South Australia

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