Thomas William RIVETT

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RIVETT, Thomas William

Service Number: 2139
Enlisted: 8 July 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Avenue Range, South Australia, 9 October 1886
Home Town: Lucindale, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (Meningitis), At sea, 8 October 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton
Memorials: LucindaleM3*, National War Memorial (South Australia), RobeM*
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World War 1 Service

8 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
28 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2139, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
28 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2139, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE T. W. RIVETT.

Mr. and Mrs. Z. Rivett, of Avenue Range, have been notified that their eldest son. Private T. W. Rivett, died of meningitis on October 8. The late Private Rivett enlisted in Kingston in June last, and embarked for England on August 28. He was born at Avenue Range, and was of a bright and genial disposition and highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was in his 31st year." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 18 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

Cemetery or memorial details: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

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