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Leslie George THOMAS

Regimental number3801
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
SchoolState School (Rutherglen? Melbourne?), Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationIronmoulder
AddressAlbert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss E Thomas, 81 Dundas Place, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Special Memorial No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Dorothy THOMAS
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2nd Lt H R THOMAS, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 August 1916; Pte W P THOMAS, 3rd Australian General Hospital
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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