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Regimental number654
Place of birthBarrow in Furness, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs Bellairs, Ross River, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMrs Mary Warburton, Oakley, Barrow in Furness Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the British South Africa Police & in the Imperial Light Horse,. Boer War; discharged on completion of service.
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary WARBURTON
Discharge date19 July 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 15 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 19 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1925
Age at death46
Place of burialNudgee Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARBURTON Thomas

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