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Thomas Best SANDERCOCK

Regimental number5916
Place of birthBalhannah South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSmith
Address40 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Sandercock, 40 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8906
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4508 Pte Arthur Jubilee SANDERCOCK, Australian Army Veterinary Hospital, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919; 2475 Pte George Frederick SANDERCOCK, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 November 1917; 3898 Driver James SANDERCOCK, 20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 2217 Company Quartermaster Sergeant Robert SANDERCOCK, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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