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Daniel Columbus THOMAS

Regimental number2807
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSturt St Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address19 St Ann's Place, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice May Thomas, 19 St Ann's Place, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVIII, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine THOMAS; husband of B.M. THOMAS, Murray Street, Glenormond, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: T G THOMAS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia; Brother-in-Law: 1364 Pte W GULLY, killed in action, 5 August 1917.

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