Thomas Hector Norman ANDERSON

Regimental number413
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTaroon, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H P Anderson, Taroon via Miles, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 20 October 1916; transshipped to HT 'Ulysses', Sierra Leone, West Africa, 5 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 23 December 1916.

Transferred to 5th Division Machine Gun Company, Perham Downs, 13 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 11 May 1917; taken on strength, 22nd Machine Gun Company, in the field, 23 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 4 June 1919; disembarked sydney, 20 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 28 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Thomas Hector Norman