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David Harbottle THOMAS

Regimental number2213
Place of birthPlumstead, Kent, England
True NameHARBOTTLE, David Thomas
Other NamesTHOMAS, D H
SchoolLondon County Council School, Burrage Grove, Plumstead, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectric Winder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Harbottle, Rose Cottage, Arthur Street, Kent, England
Previous military serviceServed in Old West Kent Regiment for 3 years.
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as David Thomas HARBOTTLE; served as David H THOMAS.
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingSuvla Bay, Gallipoli
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial No. C.71), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah HARBOTTLE, Rose Cottage, Arthur Street, Plumstead, London, England. Served as "Thomas" David. True name "Harbottle, David Thomas".
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS David Harbottle

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