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Eric Alleyne Hall THOMAS

Regimental number4221
Place of birthStation Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Lismore, Wardell and Ballina, New South Wales
Other trainingBlacksmithing
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarter
AddressKerr Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Grace Thomas, Kerr Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Place of death or woundingFranvilliers, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row K, Grave No. 10B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph H. and Ethelyn Grace THOMAS, Moon Street, Ballina, New South Wales. Commemorated in Ballina Cemetery, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sapper BOND MM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Severely wounded, head and eye, Flers, 7 November 1917. Classed C3 for upwards of 18 months, and while so classed volunteered for active service during the 1918 offensives.

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