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Thomas WELLER

Regimental number560
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Addressc/o Mrs R Sellars, Rosewood, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Cotton, 116 Burlington Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceServed in Marines cause of discharge Expiration of length of service (12 years) + R.A.S.A at own request with a vow of joining .A.I.F.
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Place of enlistmentRosewood, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDischarged 27 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Susannah WELLER
Discharge date27 November 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bremen', 28 May 1920; discharged (permanently unfit), London, 27 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 April 1929
Age at death46
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WELLER Thomas

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