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Alfred Sydney THOMAS

Regimental number2589
Place of birthCreswick Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDruggist
Address169 Pilgrim Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Thomas, 169 Pilgrim Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Date of death2 October 1966
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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