Lionel Ashburn THOMAS


THOMAS, Lionel Ashburn

Service Number: 3517
Enlisted: 6 August 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Devonport, Tasmania, Australia, February 1893
Home Town: Wilmot, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 24 April 1918
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3517, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3517, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3517, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
24 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 12th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 12th Infantry Battalion
31 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 52nd Infantry Battalion
24 Apr 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 3517, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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