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Thomas Arthur ANNISS

Regimental number5036
Place of birthYankalilla, South Australia
SchoolWillunga Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerrins Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mr A Anniss, Perrins Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Harriet ANNISS; husband of Alexandrina ANNISS, Daylesford, Victoria. Native of Yankalilla, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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