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Tom Orlando March VINCENT

Regimental number7357
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
SchoolBrighton State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNorth Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr R T Vincent, Goun, Landcox Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant, Signalling Officer, 46th Infantry, also mobilised for Instructional purposes at Broadmeadows in Signalling Schools, after which he was sent to Domain Camp on Guard and Embarkation Duties.
Enlistment date15 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row AI, Grave No. 27), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Reginald Tom and Elizabeth Mary VINCENT, "Gonn", Landcox Street, Brighton, Victoria. Native of North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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