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Thomas KAY

Regimental number750
Place of birthSpringmount, Victoria
Other NamesKAY, Thomas Darrell
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
Address107 Brougham Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs L Whatmore, Doveton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of rheumatism)
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant Major
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 October 1919
Discharge date8 August 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Granted permission to proceed to Australia as mechanic on the Great Britain to Australia flight, 15 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 8 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, KAY Thomas

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