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Thomas Edward SILK

Regimental number3865
Place of birthHowlong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWhittington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Josephine Silka, Whittington, Victoria
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Date of death17 July 1966
Place of burialGeelong East Cemetery

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