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Thomas Leyworthy EVANS

Regimental number3226
Place of birthSanderston, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMercunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height6' 3.25"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Evans, Mercunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 22 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date23 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit: severe malignant malaria), Adelaide, 23 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVANS Thomas Leyworthy

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