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Thomas William MOUNTAIN

Regimental number145
Date of birth1 January 1890
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Mountain, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember of the 5th Light Horse for 5 years.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Age at death27.10
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 29), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tom and Amy MOUNTAIN, Mountain View, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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