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Thomas James EASTON

Regimental number60
Place of birthGrangetown, Yorkshire, England
SchoolSouth Baick Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionBaptist
OccupationGroom
AddressTenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Easton, Backbrown Street, Manchester, England
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 13), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann EASTON, 8 Miller Street, Leigh, Lancs. Native of South Bank, Yorks, England
Family/military connectionsFriend
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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