Thomas EAVES

Regimental number1066
Place of birthGrant, Victoria
True NameDODDS, Thomas
Address22 Thomson Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Esther Eaves, Tyldesley, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships sailed from Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C, and D: HMAT A62,'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915.
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 9 November 1915; disembarked Freantle; re-embarked Fremantle, 29 June 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 21 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1953
SourcesNAA: B2455, EAVES Thomas