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Thomas Charles RAMPTON

Regimental number1723
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Rampton, Albury Street, Newtown, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Proceeded from Alexandria, Egypt, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 28 August 1916.

Reported missing in action, Noreuil, 2 April 1917; subsequently confirmed prisoner of war. Interned at Limburg.

Repatriated; arrived in England, 9 December 1918. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Plassy'; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919; discharged, 1 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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