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Robert THOMAS

Regimental number1449
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNavvy
AddressMorwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 8"
Weight14 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amos Taylor, Morwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1524
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of injuries 30 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate entered on Nominal Roll as 'Died of disease'.
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Grave No 846), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of accidental injury (concession to the brain after being struck by a Military Policeman).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Robert

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