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Frederick Walter THOMAS

Regimental number3286
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolDownard Board School, Bristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNavy
Address140 Parry Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Henry Thomas, Railway Construction, Bolgart, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 March 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.1
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4303 Pte Ernest Sydney THOMAS, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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