Thomas Ernest GOULD MM

GOULD, Thomas Ernest

Service Numbers: 12384, V4916
Enlisted: 16 September 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 17th Garrison Battalion
Born: Dunorlan, Tasmania, 25 December 1892
Home Town: Railton, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural Causes, Casterton, Victoria, 15 November 1974, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll
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Peacetime

16 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Claremont, Tasmania

World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 12384, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 12384, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
1 Nov 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 12384, 6th Field Artillery Brigade

Peacetime

1 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

World War 2 Service

5 Aug 1940: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN V4916, 17th Garrison Battalion, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography

"...12384 Corporal Thomas Ernest Gould, 3rd Reinforcements, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, of Railton, Tas. Prior to his enlistment on 16 September 1915 in the AIF, he served with the Citizens Military Forces. Pte Gould embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Themistocles 28 January 1916. He was awarded the Military Medal (MM) on 24 January 1919. Cpl Gould returned to Australia on 29 May 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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