Thomas Narbeth

First Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Narbeth
Date of Birth: 
Friday, August 24, 1888
Mother's Name: 
Provilla Narbeth nee Rodway
Father's Name: 
William Narbeth
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, April 18, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
34th Battalion
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Thursday, April 7, 1960
Place of Death: 
Parramatta, N.S.W.
Details: 

Thomas Narbeth was born in Ipswich, Queensland.

At enlistment, Thomas he was single, 29 years old, employed as a motor driver, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W. Thomas had tried to enlist earlier in the war but had been rejected on medical grounds.

He was finally accepted and embarked from Sydney on SS Feldmarschall with 6th General Reinforcements (New Sourth Wales) on 19th June 1918.

The troops arrived in England on 26th August 1918 and Thomas was posted to 34th Battalion. He was sent to France but did not see any active service.

He was returned to Australia in July 1919 and discharged on 20th September 1919.

Thomas died in Parramatta in 1960 and his service is commemorated, as is that of his two brothers, Arthur & Edward, on the Bulli-Woonona War Memorial.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, NARBETH THOMAS

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