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Thomas Dunstan FOREMAN

Regimental number18661
Place of birthRaymond Terrace, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer's assistant
Address159 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, H J Foreman, Mitchell Island, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 26
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date3 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney,11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 24 November 1916; taken on strength, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, 7 September 1917.

On leave to England, 26 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 11 February 1918.

Transferred to Brigade Headquarters, France, 20 October 1918. Proceeded to England on leave, 31 December 1918. Attached for duty to Australian Army Postal Corps, London, 18 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajana', 19 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 October 1919; discharged, 3 January 1920 (medically unfit; disability not stated).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 March 1953

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