Thomas Ernest GOULD MM

GOULD, Thomas Ernest

Service Numbers: 12384, V4916
Enlisted: 17 September 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
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
Memorials: Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Lorquon & District Honour Roll, Lorquon & District Honour Roll, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 12384, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , Claremont, Tasmania
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

World War 2 Service

5 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V4916

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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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