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Regimental number87
Place of birthSercomb Grove, Glenferrie, Victoria
SchoolRichmond, Camberwell and Surrey Hills State Schools, Victoria
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T Garrett, 'Cornwall', Alexandra Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served in Royal Australian Garrison Artillery as bombadier.
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCoxyde Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Thallon and Mary Ann GARRETT, "Cornwall", Alexandra Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria

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