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Thomas POWER

Regimental number5394
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolCatholic High School, Christchurch, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMrs Beaucles, Walters Street off Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinNil
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 10), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Maria POWER; husband of Amy POWER, Matraville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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