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George John THOMAS

Regimental number591
Place of birthEuston, Victoria
SchoolPoorgingorie State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressCuston, South east, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Alice Thomas, Custon, South east, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1 killed in action; 1 returned to Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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