Thomas Palmer

Name: Thomas George William Palmer

Rank: Private

Service Number: 677

Units Served: 10th Battalion

Personal Details: Thomas Palmer was born in Millbrook, South Australia in 1888 to parents Charlotte Anne Cox (formally Palmer) and William Thomas Palmer.

Enlistment Details: He joined the 10th Battalion in the Australian Imperial Force on August 28th at the age of 27.

Details of his role on the War: After enlisting in the A.I.F. Private Palmer embarked for Egypt for further training on October 20th 1914.

On April 25th he took place in the Gallipoli Landing and survived, but was killed in action on April 27th.

Age at Death: 27

Memorial Details: Lone Pine Memorial.

Interesting Material: Thomas Palmer was a Labourer and was a member of the Renmark Rifle Club.

Commemorated by


James Ferguson

17th December 2008