The AIF Project

Richard THOMAS

Regimental number10583
Place of birthRiverton South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address'Mandalay', Irymple, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Thomas, 'Mandalay', Irymple, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919, 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 18 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format