Thomas William EGLINTON


EGLINTON, Thomas William

Service Numbers: 1672, 1672A
Enlisted: 29 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Forest Range, South Australia, 1 September 1885
Home Town: Forest Range, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Forest Range Public School
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 9 May 1918, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Beltana & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Lenswood & Forest Range War Memorial, Woodside District of Onkaparinga Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1672, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1672, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1672, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
9 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1672A, 50th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

Basic info

*Eglinton, Thomas William. 1672, Private 2/50th Battalion. Born Forest Range, South Australia. Enlisted Adelaide, S.A. 29 February 1916. Gardener 30 years, single – Address: Forest Range, South Australia. Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916. N.O.K. (Wife) Florence Mary Ann Eglinton, Forest Range, South Australia. Killed in Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France 9 May 1918. Buried Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, France.

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