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Thomas Frederick TANT

Regimental number2682
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland St Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookbinder
Address56 Nixon Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Tant, 56 Nixon Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, New South Wales.
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres, France, 1916.
FateDied of wounds 11 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 10B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas George and Alice Emily TANT, Tarrengower, Sussex Street, Epping, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Corporal Keith WORD, 20th Bn, died of wounds, Pozieres, France, 1916.

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