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Thomas PORTER

Regimental number37906
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil engineer
Address'Braidwood', Eastern Avenue, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Frederick Aloysius Porter, 'Braidwood', Eastern Avenue, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date19 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 April 1949
Age at death53
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PORTER Thomas

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