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Thomas WEIR

Regimental number3971
Place of birthEngland
SchoolBritish Boarding School,
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address60l King Street,West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, D Weir, 60l King Street,West Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Marine Fireman on S.S Koolonga at capture of New
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death29
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery (Plot X, Row M, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret Ellen WEIR.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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