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Regimental number30234
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address104 Dowling Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, H J Thomas, Rooty Hills, Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military service24th Infantry
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date14 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ,8 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: effort syndrome), 14 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death28 September 1945
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Alban

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