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James Herbert THOMAS

Regimental number2220
Place of birthSouth Kolan, via Bundaberg, Queensland
SchoolGivelda State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Thomas, Pine Creek, Givelda, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded by a shell, 25 August 1918; admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance; died the same day. Buried at Lamotte-en-Santerre Communal Cemetery Extension, 4.75 miles south-east of Corbie, France.

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