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John Richmond THOMAS

Regimental number5190
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBricklayer
AddressYosefa Charlecot Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Thomas, Yosefa Charlecot Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 October 1978
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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