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Henry Robertson THOMAS

Regimental number401
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolCamberwell Grammar School, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
Address32 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Henry James Thomas, 32 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years (latterly as Lieutenant) in the Citizen Military Forces, Victoria.
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Family/military connectionsBrother: 539 Staff Sergeant Arthur Douglas THOMAS, 4th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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