2405 Thomas SNOWDEN

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick

Summary of Private Snowden’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
15th July 1919 Australia Discharged
22nd May 1919 Australia Disembarked the SS Trazos Montes
8th April 1919 England Return to Australia on the SS Trazos Montes
23rd March 1919 England Absent without leave at Hurdcott for 4 days. Forfeiture of 9 days pay
30th January 1919 England Marched in to Codford
29th January 1919 France Marched out to England, disembarking Weymouth
25th January 1919 France Transfer to AIF HQ
9th September 1918 France Re-joined unit from leave
25th August 1918 England Proceeded on English leave
26th March 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
16th March 1917 France To hospital sick – defective vision
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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