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Walter Victor THOMAS

Regimental number2809
Place of birthAvenue Range, South Australia
SchoolAvenue Range Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAvenue Range, Lucindale, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Barbara Thomas, Avenue Range, Lucindale, South Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Barbara THOMAS, Avenue Range, South Australia

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