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Royden Henry THOMAS

Regimental number4115
Place of birthBallina, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBox maker
Address6 Wisdon Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Thomas, Corner Henry and Plunkett Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry Nil
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Date of death9 September 1920
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialField of Mars (Portion Church of England, Plot A.A, Grave No. 322), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Bertha Marion THOMAS. Native of Ballina, New South Wales. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date31 July 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 18 May 1919, to disembarked Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Royden Henry

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