|Place of birth||Kapunda, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Morgan, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25.7|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Wilhelminia Thamm, Morgan, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Member for 3 years of Rifle Defence Club; resigned; not serving in any military unit at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Listed on Morgan District Roll of Honor, Morgan, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4767 Pte William Carl THAMM, Australian Light Railways, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France from England, 9 September 1916; taken on strength, 27th Bn, Belgium, 28 September 1916.
Wounded in action, 5 November 1916 (gun shot wound, chest, right shoulder); admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 6 November 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 15 November 1916; to England, 27 November 1916; admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital (gun shot wound head); transferred to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 6 December 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 December 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; disembarked, 12 April 1917; returned to duty, 19 June 1917, and allotted to 10th Reinforcements, 48th Bn: did not re-embark; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 14 September 1917.
War service: 1 year 216 days (of which 1 year 2 days was abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THAMM Gustav Bernhardt|