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Robert William Percival THOMAS

Regimental number191
Place of birthTorrington, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Torrington, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressTorington via Deepwater, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R Thomas, Torington via Deepwater, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted THOMAS Robert William NR
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Hilda Mary THOMAS, Macquarie Vale, Kelso, New South Wales. Native of Torrington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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