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Thomas Leslie Cecil BROAD

Regimental number345
Date of birth2 February 1886
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinBrother, E Engles, Alford via Kadina, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollR345
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd General Service Reinforcements
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Discharge date31 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Re-embarked from Albany as R345, Bombardier, 2nd Western Australian Reinforcement, on board HMAT A74 'Marathon', 29 July 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; disembarked Perth, 1 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 31 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin on second Embarkation Roll stated to be Mother, Mrs E. INGLIS, Alford PO, Alford via Kadina, South Australia.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROAD Thomas Leslie Cecil

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