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Thomas Sydney WELSH

Regimental number6423
Place of birthLangi Kal Kal, Victoria
SchoolTrawalla State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCurlewis, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, William Welsh, Curlewis PO, Curlewis via Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Messines Battle (Belgium)
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBarks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No 12), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Douglass and Ellen Elizabeth WELSH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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