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Albert E. Thomas


12th Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: K. May
  • Plaque: 3836

Additional Info

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Albert Evan Thomas was born in Egerton, Victoria, was married to Mrs E Thomas of 5 Lambert Street, Richmond, Victoria and was a Butcher when he enlisted from Ballarat with the Army Medical Corps, August 1916 Reinforcements on 9 July 1915 at the age of 27. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916. He was admitted to the 12th Australian Field Ambulance for influenza on 26 April 1917 and was discharged to duty a month later. In July 1918 he was again admitted to the 20th Casualty Clearing Station suffering from pyrexia (fever) of an unknown origin and was discharged to duty a week later. He left England for return o Australia aboard the HT Port Macquarie, reaching Melbourne on 26 may 1919, receiving his final discharge on 25 August 1919.
Tree No. 3836

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour