Thomas Muir

First Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Muir
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, October 18, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Isabella Muir (nee Robb)
Father's Name: 
Peter Muir
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, July 2, 1917
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
56th Battalion / 4th Light Trench Mortar Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, April 16, 1955
Place of Death: 
Paddington NSW
Details: 

Private Thomas Muir (Service no: 3679) was born in Mount Kembla several years after his family had settled in the area in 1887. Both his father and older brother died in the Mount Kembla mine disaster of 1902.

Prior to enlisting Thomas spent 18 months in the Citizen Military Forces. Thomas enlisted in the AIF and sailed with the 10th Reinforcements 56th Battalion on HMAT A14 Euripides on 31st October, 1917. He served on the Western Front and does not seem to have been wounded.

He returned to Australia in July 1919 and was discharged on 18th September, 1919.

Thomas died in Paddington in 1955. There is no record of him marrying.

 

 

 

 

Sources: 
NAA: A471, 15492
NAA: B2455, MUIR THOMAS

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