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John THOMAS

Regimental number158
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRigger
AddressMilliewa Street, Portland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Maud Thomas, Milliewa Street, Portland, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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