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John Arthur THOMAS

Regimental number230
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMary Ann Thomas, Bristol, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and M.A. THOMAS
Discharge date22 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 22 November 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 February 1927
Age at death44
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS John Arthur

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