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Augustus THOMAS

Regimental number3136
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoulder Road, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 4"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Rebecca Mills, Golden Ridge, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret THOMAS. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date3 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cape Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 16 February 1920; discharged (medicaly unfit), Perth, 3 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death25 April 1935 Randwick
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Augustus

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