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Harold George THOMAS

Regimental number173
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Mount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinG Thomas, Mount Barker, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death17

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