Thomas Auburn OATES


OATES, Thomas Auburn

Service Number: 3281
Enlisted: 12 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Auburn, South Australia, 18 April 1890
Home Town: Jamestown, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Auburn Public School
Occupation: Fruiterer's assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 4 September 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Auburn Primary School WW1 Honor Roll, Auburn RSL Community Centre, Auburn War WW1 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jamestown Baptist Church WW1 Honour Board, Jamestown Presbyterian Church WW1 Honor Roll, Jamestown Soldier's Memorial Park Arch
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3281, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3281, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3281, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3281, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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