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George Macky THOM

Regimental number2396
Date of birth17 January 1896
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
AddressSingleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Hocar, Watkins Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Citizen Military Forces; previously rejected for enlistment on account of pneumonia.
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSingleton, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date9 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (gassed), 18 April 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; discharged (tlermination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 9 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No N75198.
Date of death19 February 1951
Age at death55
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOM George Macky

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