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Thomas George WEAVER

Regimental number2931
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
Address162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 5.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S J Weaver, 162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Rifles; left 'on own account'.
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane WEAVER
Discharge date2 September 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2484 Pte Leslie Bede WEAVER, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916; 4478 Pte Harold Edward WEAVER, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916; 2485 Pte Reginald Walter WEAVER, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 December 1915 (gastritis); transferred to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 11 December 1915; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezierh, 27 December 1915 (tonsilitis); to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 1 January 1916; discharged to duty, 12 January 1916; taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 9 February 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 9 February 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to No 2 Stationary Hospital, 12 February 1916; to Hospital Train, 14 February 1916, and admitted same day to 1st Australian General Hosptial (pyrexia).

Found guilty, 12 February 1916, of remaining absent over leave from 2130, 30 January, to 1200,31 January 1916: forfeited 2 days' pay.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 14 February 1916 (cardiac); transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 9 March 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Runic', 11 April 1916, recommended for discharge (cardia and colorosis); disembarked Melbourne, 14 May 1916, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 2 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1941
Age at death73
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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