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Thomas WOOD

Regimental number1030
Place of birthBulli, New South Wales
SchoolHelensburgh Public School, Helensburgh, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressHelensburgh North, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mary Wood, Helensburgh North, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records23 years 11 months
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James and Mary Wood, 23 Feavaux Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sapper James WOOD, No. 5867, returned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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