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Archie Stuart THOM

Regimental number3210
Place of birthCrief, Perthshire, Scotland
SchoolGrammar School, Crief, Perthshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address79 Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Thom, 79 Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMigrated alone to Australia.
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie THOM; husband of Caroline E. THOM, 68 Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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