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Thomas Davidson LOWES

Regimental number16791
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressSouth Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Lowes, 79 Atkins Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919

Military Medal

'This man on two occasions on afternoon of 27th September, 1917 at POLYGON WOOD near YPRES carried messages back to Bearer relays under heavy fire and by his courage brought up the necessary squads of bearers to evacuate the wounded from a congested R.A.P. He had been on duty from night of 25th/26th September, 1917.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Military Medal

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