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Thomas Alfred BITMEAD

Regimental number4439
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRyan Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bitmead, Ryan Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 December 1959
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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