Harold Victor THOMAS

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THOMAS, Harold Victor

Service Number: 5229
Enlisted: 8 January 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Waratah, Tasmania, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Waratah Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 February 1917
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Plot 1, Row B. Grave 5 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. of Footscray
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5229, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
14 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5229, 14th Infantry Battalion
14 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5229, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Thomas and Clara Martha Thomas of 9 Centre Street, Footscray, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously served in the Senior Cadets and for a brief period the Citizen Military Forces