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Albert Thomas

Sergeant

4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Widgery
  • Plaque: 167

Additional Info

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Biography

Albert Ernest Victor Thomas was born in Ascot, and enlisted from there on 20th August 1914. He was a farmer, aged 26 and single. He was allocated to the 4th Light Horse Regiment, with Regimental No. 497. During his service he was promoted Corporal. On 21st October 1917 he died of wounds inflicted during the fighting for Damascus, and he is buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Tree No. 167

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour