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Thomas, Ernest Lewis Albert (10369)

Place of Birth: Elsternwick, VIC

Age: 27 years

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 3 February 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 10369 view online service record

295 Esplanade East
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs Ellen Walbank
295 Esplanade East
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 20 June 1916
Ship: HMAT Runic A54
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 10th Field Company Engineers

DOW: Tuesday, 5 June 1917
Place: England

Sapper, 10 Field Company Engineers, died of wounds 5 June, 1917, England, aged 28, commemorated Huntingdon (Priory Road) Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England

10369  (Parents: Lewis Roland and Ellen THOMAS, born Elsternwick, educated  Nott Street SS. He enlisted as a 27-year-old printer from Moonee Ponds with a sister-in-law, Mrs Emma THOMAS as next of kin.  His parents were shown as in Glenhuntly on the circular, the place of association given as Port Melbourne. Died of gunshot wounds to the knee, Huntingdon County Hospital) 

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