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William Francis THOMAS

Regimental number2765
Place of birthAugathella, Queensland
SchoolPublic School, Granville, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressStuart Street, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Thomas, Blaxwell Street, Granville, New South Wales
Previous military service20th Infantry
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave no. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Rose Mabel THOMAS, 155 Blaxcell Street, Granville, New South Wales. Native of Augathella, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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