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Thomas Albert DURES

Regimental number4788
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolHurstville Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWindemere Botany Street, Carlton, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W D Dures, Windemere Botany Street, Carlton, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingWarfusee, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave no. 3), Fouilloy, Fance.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Dobson and Phillis Constance DURES, "Windermere", Botany Street, Carlton, New South Wales. Born at hurstville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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