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Harold Arthur Rhys THOMAS

Regimental number57217
Date of birth14 March 1898
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWesley Vale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Edward Rhys Thomas, Wesley Vale, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Cadets, 91st Area
Enlistment date25 March 1918
Place of enlistmentDevonport, Tasmania
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Tasmania)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New Zealand, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date12 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 12 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Harold Arthur Rhys

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