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Thomas TAIT

Regimental number2397
Place of birthStakeford, Northumberland, England
SchoolAshington Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressSixth Street, Weston, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Tait, Aberdare Street, Weston, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFamily migrated to Australia.
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row B, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Ann TAIT, Sixth Street, Weston, New South Wales. Native of Ashington, Northumberland, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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