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Thomas John WARDLE

Regimental number3992
Place of birthLambton, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Fremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fireman
AddressBayley Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Wardle, Bayley Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death26
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery and Extension (Plot II, Row T, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth Wardle, of Bayley St., Fremantle, Western Australia. Born at Lambton, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname of Soldier and Next of Kin incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as WARDEL.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARDLE Thomas John

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