John Joseph THOMAS

THOMAS, John Joseph

Service Number: 1265
Enlisted: 20 December 1915, Enlisted at West Maitland, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cootamundra, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Weston, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Weston Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Messines, Belgium, 13 July 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave , Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

20 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1265, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at West Maitland, NSW
1 May 1916: Involvement Private, 1265, 35th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Benalla embarkation_ship_number: A24 public_note: ''
1 May 1916: Embarked Private, 1265, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Mary Ann Thomas Kline Street, Weston, NSW formerly of 'Hebburn Estate', Weston, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal