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Thomas BOND

Regimental number4153
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHouse decorator
Address31 McGregor Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Bond, 31 McGregor Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and in the Victorian Scottish Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death25 July 1916
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 27), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth and the late John BOND; husband of Leah BOND, 143 Nelson Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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