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Thomas William Edgar STAPLES

Regimental number2522
Place of birthAuburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCnr. Parramatta Road and Skarratt Street, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Reginald Staples, Cnr. Parramatta Road and Skarratt Street, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Thomas William

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