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Thomas Benedict McNAMARA

Regimental number2305
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEmu Downs, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 5.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary McNamara, Emu Downs via Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 July 1974
Age at death84
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, McNAMARA Thomas Benedict

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