2423 Ebenezer THOMAS

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – gassed twice

Hospitalised sick on four occasions

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
26th April 1920 Australia Discharged
26th February 1920 Australia Disembarked Cape Verde
5th January 1920 England Embarked on Cape Verde for return to Australia
26th April 1919 England Discharged to Parkhouse
23rd March 1919 England Transferred to 1 ADH Bulford Hospital
6th March 1919 England Sick to 1AGH Sutton Veny – measles
13th February 1919 England Disembarked Weymouth and marched in to No.4 Command Depot Codford
3rd February 1919 France Marched out to AIBD for RTA
8th November 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
6th November 1918 England Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
10th October 1918 England Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill
9th September 1918 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
12th August 1918 England Discharged to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
9th August 1918 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
5th August 1918 England Admitted to Connaught Hospital Aldershot
4th August 1918 France Invalided to England on HS Stad Antwerpen
30th July 1918 France Transferred to 2nd Stationary Hospital Abbeville
24th July 1918 France Admitted to 49th CCS
23rd July 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gassed (severe)
21st May 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
6th May 1918 France Marched in to AIBD
3rd April 1918 France To 7th Convalescence Depot Boulogne
29th March 1918 France To 30th General Hospital Calais
22nd March 1918 France Wounded in Action – gassed
17th December 1917 France Re-joined battalion from hospital
7th December 1917 France Marched in to 2ADBD
3rd December 1917 France Transferred to No. 7 Convalescence Depot Boulogne
7th November 1917 France Transferred to 25th General Hospital, Boulogne
3rd November 1917 France To 50th CCS sick – scabies / dermatitis
3rd July 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
16th June 1917 France Marched in to 2ADBD
15th June 1917 England Marched out of Perham Down and proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
18th May 1917 England Marched out to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
16th May 1917 England Marched in to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
30th April 1917 England Discharged to furlough
23rd April 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
15th January 1917 England Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth – rheumatism
14th January 1917 France Embarked on HS Formosa for England
22nd December 1916 France Admitted to 26th General Hospital
27th November 1916 France Discharged from hospital to 2ADBD
17th November 1916 France To hospital sick – myalgia
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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