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Charles THOMAS

Regimental number868
Place of birthKing St, West Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, Auckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address66 Rosslyn Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs J P Thomas, 25 Foley Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrand-nephew to Charles Burk, the Australain explorer
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Gee and Letitia THOMAS. Native of West Melbourne, Victoria

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