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|Date of Birth||
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|Place of Birth||Jarrahdale, Western Australia|
|Death||31 Oct 1940|
|Place of Death||Victoria Park, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||31 years, 3 months|
5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 160 lbs|
72.575 kg; medium complexion ; brown eyes ; dark brown hair
|Occupation||Carpenter & Fireman|
|Address||Mundijong, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Catherine Buckland|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Jul 1918|
|Unit/Formation||Western Australian Reinforcement 3|
|Date of Embarkation||29 Oct 1918 ‒ 12 Dec 1918|
|Ship Embarked On||HMAT A36 Boonah|
|Ship Returned On||HMAT A36 Boonah Did not land at England|
|Fate||Returned to Australia|
Mundijong Honour Roll |
ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)
|Medals||British War Medal|
Electoral Roll entries - 1910 Jarrahdale a sawyer; 1916 23 King street Kalgoorlie, fireman At Jarrahdale in 1912 Thomas married Catherine Feast. His enrolment documents record her name as Kathleen.
Enlisted in Kalgoorlie, and entered Blackboy Hill camp on 12 Aug 1918. Did not reach England before armistice, and therefore ship returned to WA with men disembarking at Woodman's Point. Discharged 5th Military District 17 Jan 1919.
Electoral Roll entries 1922 - 1925 Mardella Benchman; 1931 mill hand in Mundijong; 1936 - 1937 timberman at Mt Magnet. In 1943 - 1954 Catherine was c/- Post Office Byford