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Thomas ROBERTS

Regimental number1250
Place of birthSt Marys, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLetter carrier
Address5 Rawson Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5"6.25""
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Date of death26 August 1919
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery (Plot L, Section 4, Grave No. 1556), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary ROBERTS. Native of St. Mary's, New South Wales. Served as ROBERTS, THOMAS GEORGE
Discharge date7 November 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Themistocles', 3 May 1916; disembarked 19 June 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 7 November 1916.

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

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