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|WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of Queenslanders||
Service no 1518
Born 09 April 1897
Son of John Fredrick and Bessie Rose THEMOR
Of Ipswich, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Packer
Enlisted 24 May 1915 at Brisbane
Served in Gallipoli, France, Egypt and Belgium
Took part in very first trench raid by Australian Troops in France , wounded in action battle of Bullecourt 3 May 1917
Returned to Brisbane on board 'Kigoma' 20 July 1920
Died 1965 aged 68 years
Courtesy of Tony Brown
THISTLETHWAITE, Louis Victor
Service no 4790
Born 23 March 1898 at Southport, Qld.
Son of Emily THISTLETHWAITE
Of Strathpine, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Farmer
Enlisted 18 January 1916 at Enoggera, Qld.
Returned to Australia 15 November 1919
Courtesy of Army Museum of South Australia
THOM, Charles Henry
4th Field Coy. Engineers
Born 17 February 1886 at Maryborough
Son of George and Elizabeth THOM
Of 'Ivydene' Lennox Street, Maryborough
Occupation prior to enlistment Civil Engineer
Enlisted August 1914 at Brisbane, Qld
Embarkation: 22 September 1914
Age: 28 years
Served in Egypt & Gallipoli
Killed in Action: 29 October 1915
Buried: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 2, Row B, Grave 5
All Australia Memorial Queensland Edition Section A
Service no 4913
1st Anzac Light Railway Unit
Born 22 April 1895 in Ballina, New South Wales.
Son of Bertha Thomas (nee Kohler)
Enlisted in Townsville, Queensland on 27 September 1915 aged 20 years. Occupation prior to enlistment Station Master
Served in France.
On 30 March 1917 Alfred fractured his right tibia and fibula when he slipped under a railway carriage near Bapaume, France.
On 27 August 1917 he embarked on the “Pakeha” for Australia.
He was medically discharged on 4 December 1917.
Courtesy of Kay Spence
Service no 4916
Born 1897 in Cairns, Queensland.
Son of Bertha Thomas (nee Kohler).
Enlisted in Townsville, Queensland on 8 October 1915 aged 18 years. Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer.
Killed in action in France on 8 August 1918.
Claude was buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France (Plot I, Row B, Grave 2)
Courtesy of Kay Spence
Service no 2258
Son of Robert J THOMPSON
Of William Street off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Printer
Enlisted 18 March 1916
Returned to Australia 10 March 1918
Queenslander Pictorial supplement to The Queenslander 22 July 1916 page 24
THOMPSON, John Francis
Service No: 1648
Born: Brisbane, Queensland
Father: Samuel Joseph THOMPSON
Of Enoggera, Queensland
Occupation prior to enlisting: Warehouseman
Enlisted: 14 May 1915
Embarkation: 29 June 1915 from Brisbane per ‘Aeneas’
Age: 18 years
Served in Egypt, Gallipoli & France
Wounded in Action on 2 occasions: 29/7/1916 & 2/9/1918
Returned to Australia: 1 February 1919 per ‘Orontes’
Discharged: 11 April 1919
Awarded Military Medal
Queenslander Pictorial Supplement 14 August 1915 page 22
THOMPSON, Thomas John
Service no 799
11th Light Horse Regiment
Born on the 1st June 1892 near Goondiwindi
Son of Thomas and Annie.
He enlisted on the 5th January 1915 in Goondiwindi at the age of 22.
He served with the 11th and 5th Light Horse then 4th Australian Camel Regiment.
He served in the Gallipoli Peninsula and the Middle East Theatre.
He left Cairo on the Troop Ship "Delta" (the same ship that took him to the war) on the 9th August 1919 and arrived in Australia on 3rd September 1919 and was discharged on the 5th November 1919.
Courtesy of Michael Hallinan
THOMPSON, William Henry
Service no 26283
6th A F A
Born 13 February 1878 at Spring Hill
Husband of Mrs W H THOMPSON, Pott St., East Brisbane
Occuption prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 15 February 1916 in Brisbane
Served in France and Belgium
Returned to Australia 10 May 1919 per 'Port Denison'
All Australia Memorial Queensland Edition Section B
THORING, George Fletcher
Service no 187
Born Cootamundra NSW
Son of Samuel and Jane Thorning
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 17 August 1914 Geelong VIC
Served in Malta and France
Killed in Action, 26 July 1916, Pozieres, France.
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial Somme Picardie Region, France
Spent childhood in Mackay area.
Queenslanders who fought in the Great War
THORNE, Colin Richard
Service no 220
2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born 24 August 1892 at Exeter, England
Husband of C R THORNE of Brunswick Street, New Farm
Enlisted 24 August 1914 at Brisbane, Qld
Served in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium
Wouned at Passchendaele October 1917
Returned to Australia November 1918
All Australia Memorial Queensland Section B
THORNE, Herbert Thomas
Service No 4607
Born on the 4th March 1894 at Biggenden, Qld
Son of Henry and Mary THORNE
Occupation was railway Fireman
Enlisted on 15th September 1915 at Toowoomba
Served in France
Returned to Australia on the 10th May 1919 on the "Port Denison"
Herbert was listed as Missing in Action on the 11th April 1917 and officially declared a Prisoner of War on 26th August 1917, being captured at Lagnicourt, France. At war's end, he was repatriated to England on the 1st January 1919
Courtesy of Merv Johnson
THORNE, William John
Service No: 4626
Born on the 13th September 1897 at Biggenden, Qld
Son of Henry and Mary Thorne
Occupation was a Railway Porter
Enlisted on the 27th September 1915 at Toowoomba
Served in France,
Returned to Australia on the 6th July 1916 on the "Miltiades"
William was wounded on the 9th August 1916 at Pozieres, France by a fragment of a High Explosive Shell which hit him in the right eye causing its removal.
Courtesy of Merv Johnson