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Thomas Allen SPEEDIE

Regimental number972
Place of birthKells, Ballymena, Antrim., Ireland
SchoolKells National School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Address40 Crawford Street, Patrick, via Glasgow, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Speedie, 40 Crawford Street, Patrick, via Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 March 1918
Place of death or woundingLa Douve Farm, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death32
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117

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