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Thomas Henry BOON

Regimental number1022
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's (Catholic)School, Rozelle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
AddressRedamma Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss E Boon, Redamma Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Volunteers), Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Bullecourt, France
Date of death11 April 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Family/military connectionsCousin: 584 Pte John Richard BOON, 1st Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915.
Miscellaneous detailsSENIOR CADETS, CITIZEN FORCES

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