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Thomas Renshaw CHRISTMAS

Regimental number1964
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressGranville Street, South Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMrs J A Christmas, GPO Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and the Militia (1894 Quota).
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date24 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, on board HT 'Kasir-a-Hind', 24 September 1918; disembarked Melbourne 23 November 1918, for onward travel to Tasmania; discharged, 24 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHRISTMAS Thomas Renshaw

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