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Number Lance Corporal 692

Battalion 31st Battalion

Place of Birth Colac

Next of Kin Mr. T Hyde of Leongatha

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 1/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 6 months 5'9",
10 stone 7 pounds, brown eyes black hair.

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation Farmer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 2/11/1917 at Passchendaele

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from the Koorooman East area

Military History

He attended Koorooman East State School
He is on the Koorooman East Honour Roll
1/7/17 He enlisted in Melbourne
9/11/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Wandilla
7/12/15 He arrived at Suez
19/6/16 He embarked Alexandria
25/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
10/8/16 He was wounded in action. He had a gun shot wound to the left arm and shoulder and was admitted to hospital
13/8/16 He was taken to Boulogne
15/8/16 He went to England to Whrancliff War Hospital Middlesex Rd Sheffield
23/12/16 He returned to his unit the 31st Battalion
12/10/17 He became a Lance Corporal
2/11/17 He was killed in action
He was buried at Tynecot near Passchendale
His mother Ellen was denied a pension as she was not a dependent
27/3/1922 A letter related to the words to go on his headstone was sent to his family.
His father received his medals, plaque and scroll


HYDE, Thomas

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