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Charles Henry Wallace THOM

Regimental number9
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolAlbert State School; Maryborough Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil engineer
AddressHydraulic Engineers Office, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, G Thom, 'Joydene', Lennox Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth THOM. Native of Maryborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1206 Sergeant Richard Vernon THOM, 7th Light Horse, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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