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Thomas George PERHAM

Regimental number1087
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address54 Albion Street, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Perham, 54 Albion Street, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 9A), LeTreport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence PERHAM, 108 Talbot Street, West Brunswick, Victoria. native of Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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