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Thomas Townsend Story

Name on Board TT Storey
Name on Service
Thomas Townsend  Story
Enlistment Age 20
Occupation Engine Cleaner
Place of Birth Bendigo, Vic
Next of Kin Elizabeth Story
Address 133 North Road, Newport, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 4/02/1916
Service No. 27881
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 20/10/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Borda A30
Unit on Embarkation 13th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Date of Death 21/07/1918
Unit on Death 2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Rank on Death Gunner
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Cemetery or Memorial Le Peuplier Military Cemetery, Caestre, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information Thomas Story's name appears on the North Williamstown Presbyterian Church (now St Stephens). Gunner Thomas Story was admitted to hospital with gas poisoning in November 1917. His friend L Vagg who was 'On active Service’ wrote in personal notices 'Death broke a friendship which nought else could sever'. In 1922 Williamstown Town Clerk requested the date of death.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 17 August 1918, p2
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