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Thomas Richard FRENCH

Regimental number2644
Place of birthGlebe, New South Wales
SchoolRozelle Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressProvidence Road, Ryde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas French, 6 O'Brady's Gully, Gosford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row D, Grave No. 2A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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