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Rowland Frank Eugene LOMAS

Regimental number7594
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolBoys State School, Central QLD
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A. McM. Lomas, Scott Street, Cairns, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Army Medical Corps, Rockhampton for a number of years.
Enlistment date13 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 May 1918
Place of burialGezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Jane LOMAS; husband of Annie LOMAS, Baree, Mt. Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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