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Regimental number4535
Place of birthBlack Rock, Victoria
SchoolState School, Black Rock, Victoria
Address92 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinGuardian, George W Goodbody, 27 Upton Street, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at 36th Casualty Clearing Station, France.
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 16), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother of Miss Kate THOMAS, "L'Etacq", Station Street, Sandringham, Victoria. Native of Black Rock, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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