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Thomas John SCHAEFER

Regimental number173
Place of birthBrockley, New South Wales
SchoolBrockley Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrazier
AddressClifton, Brockley via Guyra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F Schaefer, Clifton, Brockley via Guyra, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. *), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Margaret SCHAEFER, Brockley, Guyra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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