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Frederick George THOMAS

Regimental number3500
Place of birthCamperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolEast Fremantle & Fremantle Boys' State Schools, Western Australia
Other trainingClaremont Teachers' Training College, Western Australia.
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Joseph Samuel Thomas, corner of Forrest and Edmund Streets, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGained the Primary Certificate of the University of Adelaide, 1910. Entered the Education Department of Western Australia, 1912. Entered Claremont Teachers' training College, 1915; graduated with distinction in 1916 and enlisted in the AIF. Trained at Black Boy Hills camp, 1917, and was then selected to enter Officers' Training School at Claremont, from which he passed out with 2 stripes. (details from mother)
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.7
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5928 Pte Albert Jukes THOMAS, 28th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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