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Milton Herbert THOMAS

Regimental number2265
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping agent
Address24 Norfolk Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Thomas, 24 Norfolk Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1917
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 12), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."'
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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