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Alfred Louis THOMAS

Regimental number6959
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolMordialloc State School, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMordialloc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, L A Thomas, Randle Street, Mordialloc, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1919
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death28.10
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated ('Pro Deo et Patria') in St Augustine's Anglican Church (stained glass window), Mentone, Victoria. Parents: Louis Alfred and Louisa Jemima THOMAS, Randall Street, Mordialloc, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 462 Pte Frederick William THOMAS, 23rd Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 28 July 1916; Stanley Chapman HMAS, returned to Australia.

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