Thomas Robert Halliday

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Thomas Robert Halliday
Halliday Thomas Robert.jpg
Taken from the 1934 Armadale AFC team photo
Personal Information
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1908
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 3 Jun 1992, aged 83
Place of Death Gosnells, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 32 years, 9 months
Description 5'9½" (1.76m) tall ; ; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; black hair
Occupation Brickmaker
Religion Protestant
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Thomas Halliday
Military Information
Reg Number W9080
Date of Enlistment 6 Mar 1941
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment)
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

War Service

On 6 Mar 1941 Thomas enlisted at the Drill Hall in Mounts Bay road, Perth in the CMF and was allocated to the 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment).On 17 Jul 1941 he was taken into the No 3 Camp at Melville to undergo basic training, finishing on 14 Oct 1941. He was then called up for full time duty on 16 Dec 1941, but was then immediately released due to his occupation being one declared for essential services. Total service 32 days.

Post War

Thomas married Connie Buckman (1916 - 1980) in Trinity Church, Perth on 29 Aug 1946. They had two daughters including Susan Ann Halliday (1947 - 2015).


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