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Thomas Richard TWINE

Regimental number3152
Place of birthSandgate, Queensland
SchoolRonia and Sandgate State School, Queensland
OccupationForest assistant
AddressRainbow Street, Sandgate, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary M Twine, Rainbow Street, Sandgate, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 89), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Robert and Mary Miriam TWINE, Sandgate, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: Five cousins killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 14 May 1916 (shrapnel wounds, right leg and thigh), 14 May 1916.

Died of wounds, 8th Casualty Clearing Station, 14 May 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TWINE Thomas Richard

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