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James THOMAS

Regimental number1587
Place of birthTetbury, Gloucestershire, England
SchoolChurch of England School, Shellingford, Gloucestershire, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs J Thomas, Blunsden Hill, Swindon, Wilts, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 09-12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 August 1915
Age at death25
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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