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Thomas James DENHAM

Regimental number189
Place of birthNorth Nass, Co Kildare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEmmaville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinJ Denham, engineer, Clyde Engineer Works, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (Nov 1914)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Eastern on 28 December 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date23 January 1918
Other details

War service: Madang, Rabaul

Embarked Sydney, 25 January 1915; promoted to Corporal and detached for employment in the District Office, Madang, 8 September 1915; granted leave to Australia, from Rabaul, 31 January 1916; 'having arrived from Kieta, is taken on strength this day', Rabaul, 30 November 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Marsina', 10 December 1917; no disembarkation details; discharged, Sydney, 23 January 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENHAM Thomas James

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