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Thomas EDWARDS

Regimental number5963
Place of birthCharleville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt George, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Ann Edwards, Mitchell PO, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 347 Pte Arthur Guy EDWARDS, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 8 May 1917; 5392 Pte John Max EDWARDS, 15th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 769 Pte Owen William EDWARDS, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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