Thomas Allan CHILDS

CHILDS, Thomas Allan

Service Numbers: QX37523, Q5799
Enlisted: 23 December 1941, Gympie, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eidsvold, Queensland, Australia, 11 October 1904
Home Town: Monto, North Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 21 January 1944, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Grave Location: F. C. 4.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Monto Australian Light Horse QMI , Monto War Memorial, Shire of Monto War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

23 Dec 1941: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, QX37523, Gympie, Queensland
23 Dec 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, QX37523, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
24 Dec 1941: Involvement Q5799
21 Jan 1944: Involvement Private, QX37523, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Thomas CHILDS & Mary (nee-VALLIS) CHILDS.

Next of Kin - Wife: Winfred May (nee-CATERER) CHILDS.