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Private 1524

14th Battalion

Bairnsdale, Victoria

His mother, Mrs. Mary Taylor of Morwell and later Bruthen. He is her sole supporter

Melbourne 23/10/1914

Age 26 years and 7 months, 5'8", 11 stone 10 pounds, blue eyes and dark brown hair

Church of England

Labourer and farmer

He died as a result of an accident on 30/1/1916. He suffered brain concussion after being hit by an MP

Ismailia Memorial Cemetery


He was associated with Morwell
He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Clan Macgillivray
.12/4/15 He proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force in the Dardanelles
24/4/15 He rejoined his unit after being in hospital with influenza on Lemnos
4/8/15 He was admitted to hospital with diarrhea.
6/8/15 He was admitted to no 1 Stationary Hospital Mudros with debility
12/8/15 He was discharged to his unit
24/8/15 He suffered from septic hands went to hospital in Mudros
13/9/15 He is transferred to the 18th Stationary Hospital Mudros
19/9/15 He rejoined his unit
21/11/15 He returned to hospital sick and was admitted to the New Zealand field ambulance at Anzac and then to the Casualty Clearing Station Mudros with jaundice
26/11/15 still ill goes to Alexandria and goes to the No 3 auxiliary hospital Heliopolis.
10/12/15 He went to a convalescent camp in Alexandria
21/12/15 discharged and rejoins unit on 5/1/16
30/1/16 He died as a result of brain concussion. This was considered as the result of an accident
He was buried at Ismailia Cemetery by the Rev H Ingamall Grave number 846
His medals were sent to his mother



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THOMAS, Robert

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