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David John THOMAS

Regimental number6995
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street School, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressCustoms House, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, David Thomas, 'Merthyn', Sandy Creek via Barellan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarina on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Catherine THOMAS, Sandy Creek, Barellan, New South Wales. Native of Narrandera, New South Wales

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