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Thomas James HAAS

Regimental number205
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.1
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Phillip John Haas, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; still serving attime of AIF enlistment; previously rejected for enlistment on account of bad teeth.
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 December 1916
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 7), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Hobart, 1 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916.

Marched out to 10th Training Bn, Perham Downs, 22 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1916.

Killed in action, 13 December 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAAS Thomas James

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