Evan THOMAS

Badge Number: MS403, Sub Branch: Brisbane, QLD
MS403

THOMAS, Evan

Service Number: 19195
Enlisted: 28 June 1917, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Field Ambulance
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dental Asssistant
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board, Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

28 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
28 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 19195, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Feb 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 19195, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 19195, 13th Field Ambulance, "The Last Hundred Days"
Date unknown: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 19195, 4th Division Headquarters, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography

19195 Private Evan Thomas, Army Medical Corps, was an 18 year old dental assistant from Parkside, South Australia who enlisted on 28 June 1917.  Priot to enlistment he had been a member of the Adelaide Rowing Club whence this inforrmation was sourced.

He embarked for overseas with the Medical Corps General Reinforcements from Melbourne on 28 February 1918 aboard HMAT Nestor. After serving in France with the 13th Field Ambulance and the 4th Division Headquarters, he arrived back in Australia on 7 September 1919.

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