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Thomas Roy PRINCE

Regimental number2883
Place of birthWaverley, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer's apprentice
AddressLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5"
Weight108 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Prince, 45 Tebbutt Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement.
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Launceston', 7 February 1919; arrived Melbourne, 24 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Pebbutt Street,.
Date of death2 August 1948 Concord, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PRINCE Thomas Roy

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