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Thomas ERLAM

Regimental number2393
Place of birthNo. 7 Sortessy Street, Liverpool, England
SchoolHoly Cross (Catholic) School, Liverpool and St Anne's School, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 View Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J F Erlam, 33 Flaveman Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteer Forces - 9th Battalion, Kings Regiment.
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Quentin, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPeronne communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth ERLAM

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