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Herbert Williams THOMAS

Regimental number5190
Place of birthInvermay, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Invermay, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address30 Herbert Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Thomas, 30 Herbert Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Harry David THOMAS, killed in action, France; Charles Edward THOMAS MID (twice)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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