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William Gardner THOMAS

Regimental number1740
Place of birthCobar New South Wales
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Thomas, Lachlan Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Date of death9 September 1936
Place of burialCoonabarabran Cemetery

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