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Regimental number3984
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Nelson Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Reardon, 14 Nelson Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 86th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 22 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Discharge date10 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Reported missing in action, 11 April 1917; subsequently confirmed prisoner of war, captured at Reincourt, interned at Limburg.

Arrived in England (repatriated from Germany), 16 December 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked, 17 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 10 December 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, REARDON Thomas

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