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Thomas Hannah MUIR

Regimental number2692
Date of birth14 February 1879
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
AddressBond Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Maud Muir, Bond Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Served at Ypres, Passchendaele, Belgium, 1917. Wounded, 13 October 1917. Died in Brisbane, Qld. Cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium, Holland Park, Brisbane, Qld.
Discharge date8 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Brisbane, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 9 January 1917; marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, 10 January 1917.

Admitted to No 2 Camp Hospital, Parkhouse, 7 May 1917 (mumps); discharged to 12th Training Bn, 7 May 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 June 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 6 June 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 20 June 1917; taken on strength of 47th Bn, 21 June 1917.

Wounded in action, 12 October 1917; admitted to No 4 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 12 October 1917 (gunshot wound, right leg); transferred to No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, 12 October 1917; to No 27 Ambulance Train, no date stated; to No 14 General Hospital, Boulogne, 13 October 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 16 October 1917; marched into No 3 Reinforcement Camp, 27 October 1917.

Marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 31 October 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 14 November 1917; rejoined 47th Bn, 26 November 1917.

On leave, 1 March 1918; rejoined unit, 19 March 1918.

Transferred to, and taken on strength of 48th Bn, 25 May 1918.

Admitted to No 12 Australian Field Ambulance, 16 July 1918; discharged, and rejoined unit, 25 July 1918.

Marched out of 48th Bn, 8 December 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 11 December 1918, for Medical Board.

Proceeded to England, 15 December 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 21 March 1919 (pyrexia of unknown origin); discharged to duty, 31 March 1919; disembarked Brisbane, 1 May 1919; discharged Brisbane (medically unfit: trench feet), 8 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1939
Age at death60
SourcesNAA: B2455, MUIR Thomas Hannah

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