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Thomas SCOTT

Regimental number3212
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 9.5"
Weight139 lbs
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years, British Army, 5th Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1918
Discharge date15 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Brisbane on HMAT 'Itonus', 30 December 1915. Transferred to 47th Battalion and taken on strength, Tel-el-Kebir, 9 March 1916.

Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, 8 May 1916; transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 May 1916 (boils); discharged to unit, 16 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Caledonia' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 9 June 1916; detached to APM for traffic control, 26 June 1916; rejoined unit from detachment, 28 September 1916.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 August 1917 (shrapnel wound, face); discharged to duty, 24 August 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 25 August 1917; granted leave, 24 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 11 February 1918; detached to 12th Australian Infantry Brigade Headquarters, 28 May 1918. Transferred to 46th Battalion and taken on strength from detachment, 29 May 1918.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 July 1918 (gas attack); transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing Station, 10 July 1918; admitted to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 30 July 1918. Proceeded to England on HS 'Stad Antwerpen' for continued treatment, 11 August 1918; admitted to Red Cross Hospital, Chelmsford, 12 August 1918; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 August 1918; discharged on furlough, 29 August 1918. Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 12 September 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919, for continued travel to 1st Military District. Discharged Brisbane, 15 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Thomas

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