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Francis William Edward THOMAS

Regimental number259
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressMilitary Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Thomas, 165 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 May 1950

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