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Thomas Smith BLAIR

Regimental number632
Place of birthLondon, England
AddressKing Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Blair, King Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Discharge date9 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 27 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision), Adelaide, 9 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 March 1961
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLAIR Thomas Smith

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