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William Ernest THOMAS

Regimental number3637
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
Address105 Tinning Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred H Thomas, 105 Tinning Street, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 417 Pte Alfred Leslie THOMAS, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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