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William Robert THOMAS

Regimental number7682
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMuswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs M Thmas, Ford Street, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaretta THOMAS

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