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Thomas Daniel BLAND

Regimental number2990
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
SchoolCatholic School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNaracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Bland, Prospect PO, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A65 Clan Mcewan on 9 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death9 May 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 141), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary Catherine BLAND, husband of Mary BLAND, 9 Azalia Street, Prospect, South Australia. Born at Naracoorte
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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