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Edwin THOMAS

Regimental number8072
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber's assistant
AddressSouth Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.5"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Thomas, Queensbury Street, South Bunbury, Western Australia
Previous military serviceYes years Militia & Senior Cadets
Enlistment date29 May 1917
Place of enlistmentBunbury, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Phyllis THOMAS
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Perth, 16 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 1930
Age at death32
Place of burialBunbury Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Edwin

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