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Thomas William REIDY

Regimental number1899
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway fireman
AddressBoorhaman via Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Daniel Reidy, Boorhaman East via Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1340 Lance Corporal Patrick Joseph REIDY, 37th Bn, died of wounds, 1 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1969
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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