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Reginald Norman THOMAS

Regimental number957
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolCity Road State School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
Address45 Eastern Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Henry F Thomas, 45 Eastern Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
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2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF24
Promotion date: 12 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 27 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. I), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Field and Jane THOMAS, 45 Eastern Road, South Melbourne, Victoria

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