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Albert Charles Alexander Robert THOM

Regimental number2050
Place of birthPortarlington, Victoria
SchoolPortarlington State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Thom, Bannockburn PO, Bannockburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted THOM Albert Charles NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row V, Grave No. I), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Annie THOM; husband of Elizabeth THOM, "Bella Vista", Portarlington, Victoria

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