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James Grant THOMAS

Regimental number5501
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address51 Walsh Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSon, B. Thomas, 51 Walsh Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Discharge date10/10.1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Norman', 4 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 10 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 May 1927
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS James Grant

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