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Thomas Henry SAUNDERS

Regimental number373
Place of birthWinton, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressIlfracombe via Longreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJane Wright, Ilfracombe via Longreach, Queensland
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel SAUNDERS and Mrs Jane WHITE, Wellshot, Ilfracombe, Queensland. Native of Winton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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