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Thomas William TAPP

Regimental number2051
Place of birthAldgate, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.11
Height5' 8"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Tapp, Morgan, River Murray, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Morgan District Roll of Honor, Morgan, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 8 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 December 1977
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAPP Thomas William

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