2422 Leslie Charles THOMAS

Date of enlistment 14th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company

Temporary transfer to Light Trench Mortar Battery

Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action

Hospitalised sick twice

Thomas.pngPte Thomas is photographed in the C Company picture,sitting 9th from the left, front row.


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

Date Location Event
31st July 1919 Australia Discharged
8th June 1919 Australia Disembarked Sardinia
19th April 1919 England Return to Australia on Sardinia from Devonport
11th April 1919 England Marched in to No.2 Group Sutton Veny from 1st Training Depot
4th April 1919 England Discharged to Training Depot
1st March 1919 England To 1st Australian General Hospital Sutton Veny sick – influenza
12th February 1919 England Marched in to 1st Training Brigade from France
30th November 1918 France Re-joined Unit from English leave
4th November 1918 England To English leave
6th August 1918 France Re-joined Unit
18th July 1918 France To 49th CCS
17th July 1918 France Wounded in Action – gassed
24th October 1917 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
10th October 1917 Belgium To 50th CCS  hospital sick – scabies
10th September 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
31st August 1917 France Marched in to 2ADBD Le Havre
30th August 1917 England Proceeded overseas to France from Perham Down via Southampton
28th June 1917 England To 6th Training Brigade
9th August 1916 France Returned to 22nd Battalion
10th April 1916 France Transfer to 6th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery
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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