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Thomas Howson WANDLESS

Regimental number3302
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Finnerty Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Robert Wandless, 4 Finnerty Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."' Parents: John Walton and Mary Jane WANDLESS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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