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Laven Llewlynn Griffiths THOMAS

Regimental number1306
Place of birthBulgana, Victoria
SchoolState School, Salt Creek, Victoria
AddressStawell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W G Thomas, Stawell, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 15 September 1916
Place of death or woundingContalmaison, France
Age at death25.9
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 141), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Griffith and Ada THOMAS, Stawell, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 5145 Charles Victor Firmin THOMAS, 23rd Bn, killed in action, Broodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium, 4 October 1917.

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