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Thomas Nathaniel NIVEN

Regimental number54016
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBeckton Road Council School, Canning Town, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Niven, 22 Curtis Road, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry; Served in the 29th Militia Cadets, Balmain, NSW.
Enlistment date23 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of influenza and pneumonia, Sutton Veny Hospital, England.
FateDied 14 October 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (PLot 364, Row E, Grave No. 15), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 19 June 1918; disembarked, London, England, 26 August 1918; marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 26 August 1918, and allotted to 19th Bn reinforcements.

Transferred to 33rd Bn reinforcements, 27 September 1918.

Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 14 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).

Buried, St John the Evangelist Cemetery, 18 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NIVEN Thomas Nathaniel

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