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Thomas James REES

Regimental number5632
Place of birthLawson New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressCheviot Macquarie Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Rees, Bathurst Road, Lawson, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 May 1918
Date of death24 August 1957
Place of burialLawson Cemetery

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