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Matthew Septimus THOMAS

Regimental number57462
Date of birth4 November 1886
Place of birthPort Albert, Victoria
OccupationFarmer
AddressBlackwarry, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa Mary Thomas, Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Discharge date9 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 9 May 1919.

SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMAS Matthew Septimus

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