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Frederick George THOMAS

Regimental number971
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolState School, Prahran, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron workers assistant
Address256 High Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinJ Thomas, 256 High Street, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKilled accidentally at the Newport Railway Crossing, Monmouthshire, Wales.
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Place of death or woundingNewport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Date of death26 December 1918
Age at death27
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 49 Charles Herbert THOMAS, 1st Divisional Signal Company, accidentally killed, Newport Railway Crossing, Wales, 26 December 1918; Half-Brother: Alfred Earnest GOODWIN, killed in action, France, 26 October 1916.

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