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Thomas Poore KAY

Regimental number819
Place of birthFordsburg, Trunsvaal, South Africa
SchoolCape Town Public School, Cape Town, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Judith Kay, 18 Derwent Road, Capetown, South Africa
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 5), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ephriam Thomas and Judith KAY, 22 Derwent Road, Tamboers, Kloof, Cape Town, South Africa. Native of Johannesburg, South Africa
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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