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Thomas Scott BARNSLEY

Regimental number361
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine-driver
AddressEcklin Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Johanah Barnsley, Ecklin Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Wounded at Pozieres, France, 8 July 1916. Discharged 3 January 1918 as medically unfit (blind in the right eye).

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