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Regimental number1982
Place of birthOakleigh Victoria
AddressNaomi, Hawthorne Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Hugh Thomson, Naomi, Hawthorne Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

Military Medal

'During the operations against the Hindenburg Line on night 3rd/4th May 1917 this sapper displayed conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, in the maintenance of communications between the 6th Australian Infantry Brigade Headquarters at RAILWAY EMBANKMENT and O.G. 2.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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