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Thomas William SEARLE

Regimental number2935
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Searle, Collingwood, Paddington, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Henry and Louisa SEARLE
Discharge date10 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Katoomba', 8 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 25 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 10 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 February 1931
Age at death41
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SEARLE Thomas William

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