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George Edward THOMAS

Regimental number3939
Place of birthSouth Fremantle, Western Australia
SchoolFremantle Boys' State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressSouth Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Robert Thomas, 41 Silas Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets and, from age 14, in the Naval Cadets.
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death18.3
Family/military connectionsUncle: Thomas W YOUNG DCM MM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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