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Thomas James McALISTER

Regimental number4609
Date of birth30 November 1889
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant engine fitter
AddressDudley Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Augusta McAlister, Dudley Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in the Garden of Remembrance, Rookwood, New South Wales. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date8 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 March 1956
Age at death66
Place of burialCremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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