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Thomas William BALMER

Regimental number2076
Place of birthOmeo, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Balmer, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceA.I.F 164 days 13th L.H
Enlistment date14 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 November 1916
Place of enlistmentWarragul, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1919
Discharge date27 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1946 Gunner Charles Roy BALMER, 2nd Trench Mortar Battery, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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