Thomas Woodard

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Personal Information
Date of Birth unknown
Place of Birth Surrey, England
Death 4 Mar 1917
Place of Death No 8 Australian General Hospital, Fremantle
Age at Enlistment 35 years old
Description none provided
Occupation none provided
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife Mrs Nellie Woodard
Military Information
Reg Number none allocated
Date of Enlistment 1 Aug 1914 - 5 Mar 1917
Rank Private
Monument Armadale War Memorial (Armadale panel)
Armadale Congregational Church Honour Board
Armadale and Districts Roll of Honour


Pre War

Married Nellie Whiting on 5 Sep 1909. Daughters Lesley May and Rose Bessie.

War Service

An early enlistment, Thomas, as a result of his prior experience was posted to instructional staff at Blackboy Hill and Claremont camps, as well as serving on Rottnest as a guard. At some point in his service he also went to Sydney, before returning to Blackboy Hill where he fell ill, and died on 4 Mar 1917.

"Thomas Woodward was 15 years in the British Army, and held the rank of Sergeant when he volunteered for the Expeditionary Force. He was retained as instructor in the West, and is at present Staff Sergeant-Major.[1]


Notes

Buried Fremantle Cemetery

References

  1. "The Drill of the Foot-Hills" (PDF) (1917). Western Australia. Mar 1917. p. 6. Retrieved 16 May 2017 – via State Library of Western Australia. 

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