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William John THOMAS

Regimental number734
Place of birthKingscote South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressHog Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Thomas, Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 November 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 March 1974

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