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Thomas Ernest SAWYER

Regimental number2391
Place of birthBishop's Bridge near West Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressBourke Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Swyer, Bourke Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. I), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Catherine SAWYER, Wahroonga, Bourke Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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