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Gerald Thomas EAST

Regimental number684
Place of birthTemora, New South Wales
AddressCoombanning via Charleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 10"
Weight219 lbs
Next of kinFather, G T East, Eastmont, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCharleville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll684A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Discharge date7 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 7 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EAST Gerald Thomas

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