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Thomas Andrew Ronald Kincaid
by Peter Hunt
Thomas Andrew Ronald Kincaid joined the Australian Imperial Force on 05 June 1916 when he was 25 years and 6 months old.
He was embarked Brisbane on the S.S. Kyarra on 17 November 1916 and disembarked at Plymouth, England on 30 January 1917. He proceeded to France on 19 Jun 1917.
He was moved between the 47th Battalion and 24 Battalion between 10 Jul 1917 and 28 Oct 1917. He also served in Belgium between 10 July 1917 and 22 Sep 1917. He was sick in hospital with influenza between 14 Nov 1917 and 30 Dec 1917.
He rejoined the 47th Battalion and was wounded in action in France on 2 May 1918 and admitted to the General Military Hospital, Edmonton, England on 8 May 1918, suffering from a mild gunshot wound to the left leg. He was in hospital until 12 Jun 1918.
Proceeded back to France 17 Oct 1918 and was transferred to 14th Coy, 4th Division on 17 Jan 1919.
He was awarded to 1914-18 Star, The British War Medal, and the Victory Medal.
He died at the Military Sanatorium Stanthorpe, Queensland at 7:45 am on 3rd November 1920 from Pulmonary T.B. and Heart failure. His Mother Edith was present at the time of his death and his body, under the supervision of his Mother, was conveyed to Bundaberg, Queensland for interment there.