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Charles Edward THOMAS

Regimental number266
Date of birth--/01/1893
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter and engineer
Address89 Osborne Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSarah Thomas, Frank Street, Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: INF Bde 2 MG Coy

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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