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Thomas George FACEY

Regimental number1133
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs E Biggs, 19 Pine Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1132
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Service Number on Roll of Honour entered as 2103.
Discharge date9 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (date not recorded); admitted to Tigne Hospital, Malta, 4 May 1915; rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 17 June 1915.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 31 August 1915 (wound, head), and admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Mudros, 31 August 1915; to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 September 1915 (bullet wound, forehead); to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 4 November 1915 (invalided); disembarked Melbourne, 4 December 1915 (gun shot wound, scalp and face; left eye injured); discharged, Melbourne, 9 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death13 June 1918 Mildura, Victoria
Place of burialHarcourt General Cemetery, Harcourt, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2344, FACEY Thomas George

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