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Thomas DAVIS

Regimental number2060
Place of birthSummer Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Korali', Awaba Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Davis, 'Korali', Awaba Street, Mosman Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1915
Discharge date29 June 1916
Other details

War service: enlisted in the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 11 August 1914. Served at Rabaul; contracted malaria. Commenced return to Australia, 5 January 1915; discharged, 18 January 1915.

War service (AIF): Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 26 July 1915; transferred to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 31 July 1915 (influenza); transferred to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 11 August 1915 (nerves); to 3rd Auxiliary Convalescent Hospital (Heliopolis), 15 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board 'Themistocles', 4 December 1915 (neurasthenia); discharged, 29 June 1916.

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

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