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Richard THOMAS

Regimental number5466
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
Address16 Hordern Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Thomas, L6 Hordern Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: Cg 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2263 Pte William THOMAS, 56th Bn, died in France, 2 April 1917.

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