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James Southwood THOMAS

Regimental number5683
Place of birthSwansea, South Wales
SchoolBoard School, Swansea, South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Thomas, 18 Richard Street, Manselton, Swansea, Wales, England
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 23 September 1916
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialWoltemade Cemetery, Cape Town, South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Martha Thomas, 18 Richard Street, Manselton, Swansea, Wales

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