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Thomas James PROTHERO

Regimental number408
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressYoung PO, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Prothero, Young PO, Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Headstone inscription: 'An Anzac who fought four years in the Great War 1914-18. "His King and Country called him/The call was not in vain/On Australia's Roll of Honour/You will find our darling's name." Wife, Son and Daughter'. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1946
Age at death55
Place of burialYoung Cemetery, New South Wales

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