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Thomas Albert Clyde TASKER

Regimental number4221
Place of birthKent Town, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCarpenter
Address180 King William Road, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Mary Minnie Tasker, 180 King William Road, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He received a letter from General Birdwood which the same I his Mother have in my possession commenting on his good conduct." (mother)
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row K, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Headstone inscription reads: 'A boy in years, A man in deed, he gave his all. He lived for truth, died for right at Empire's call.' Father: Thomas James TASKER (d. 25 January 1903, aged 35.7; bu. West Terrace Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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