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Thomas Stephen TANCRED

Regimental number6138
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address23 Goodsir Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.3
Height5' 2.25"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinSister, Ellen King, 23 Goodsir Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date10 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 21 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left arm), Sydney, 10 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death17 July 1945
Age at death58
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis ( Sec. R.C., 9, 367) ,Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TANCRED Thomas Stephen

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