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Thomas Townsend STORY

Regimental number27881
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
Address133 North Road, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Story, 133 North Road, Newport, Victoria
Previous military service69th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 13), Caestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth STORY, 113 Mason Street, New Port, Victoria. Native of Heathcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 29813 Lance Corporal Robert Albert STORY, 2nd Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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