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Regimental number3004
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram driver
Address12 Watkin Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.25"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. Alcock, Hamilton Road, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Discharge date2 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Marched out of 5th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916, and taken on strength of 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, the same day.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, no date stated.

Detached to General Headquarters Lewis Gun School, 1 March 1917; rejoined unit, 18 March 1917.

On leave, 6 May 1917; rejoined unit, 20 May 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 13 February 1918.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Depot, Bulford, 27 February 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 2 March 1918, and marched into Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 4 days.

Marched out of Convalescent Training Depot, 16 April 1918; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 17 April 1918 (Class B1A4).

Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 3 May 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 8 May 1918 (amended diagnosis, no appreciable disease); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 9 May 1918 (Class A3).

Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 15 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 June 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 15 June 1916.

Admitted to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 16 June 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 19 June 1916, and marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day.

Proceeded to unit, 23 June 1918; rejoined 55th Bn, 27 June 1918.

Wounded in action, 1 September 1918; admitted to No 6 Field Ambulance Medical Dressing Station, 1 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, head); transferred to No 61 Casualty Clearing Station, 2 September 1918; to No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 2 September 1918 (dangerously ill); no longer dangerously ill , 16 September 1918; to England, 28 September 1918; to County of Middlesex Hospital, Napsbury, St Albans, 29 September 1918; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 25 October 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 6 January 1919; discharged Sydney(medically unfit), 2 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 May 1920
Age at death32
Place of burialSandgate General Cemetery, Newcastle, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALCOCK Thomas

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