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Regimental number5928
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Tewkesbury, Gordon Vale, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date13 August 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 16 April 1920; disembarked Sydney, 18 June 1920, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 13 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death8 November 1926
Place of burialGordonvale Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, TEWKESBURY Thomas James

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