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William John THOMAS

Regimental number2490
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
Addressc/o Mr Barry, Commercial Bank, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Eyre, 26 Desart Street, St Leonards Road, Poplar, London, Ec, England
Previous military service46th Infantry
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919

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