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Thomas William TASKER

Regimental number2643
Place of birthWyndham, New South Wales
SchoolWyndham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWyndham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Tasker, Wyndham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted at age 17.
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Albert and Eva TASKER, Wyndham, South Coast, New South Wales

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