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Thomas Joseph DESMOND

Regimental number2300
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Desmond, Eyre Street, North Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of disease 7 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 187), Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Humphrey and Bridget DESMOND, "Roma" Eyre Street, Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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