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Thomas BASSETT

Regimental number3652
Place of birthPetone, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs B Andrews, 10 Tully Street, Kilburnie, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board Ht 'Orari', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BASSETT Thomas

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