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Thomas Overton Hunt

This has the same date of death as the probate..

Thomas Palmer
Death Date: 18 Jul 1971
Death Place: Victoria, Australia
Cemetery: Dandenong Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
Has Bio?: Y

If that link works you can see this and a headstone, a bit mystified now :rolleyes::

"Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 18, 1971
Victoria, Australia

Army 3861 Sapper,2 Tunnelling Company,died age 80

Dandenong Cemetery
Victoria, Australia"

Something not right, this is the Thomas Palmer with the same service no. as the one who d. July 1971

Thomas Palmer
Birth Place: London, England
Dossier Year Range: 1914-1920
Enlistment Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Service number: 3861
Next of Kin: Jane Abbott
Relationship to Soldier: Wife

It could be his alias again.

But to confirm everything I'm going to get his will

Is there anything on the wife stated

Absolutely, it would be a good cover...

If he had a sister called Jane it would be worth checking out, she lived in Victoria.

Just looking through his service history, he maintains he is from London and says his parents were dead when he enlisted.

I guess the will may confirm one way or the other :rolleyes:


This was among his service records, it states he was working at Heidelberg Tunnell..

I put it on a side to get the whole pic in...
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Is their anyway you could email them I can't seem to view them. From his naval records he is 5ft 4 with brown eyes and has tattoos on forearms
I'll find his personal details and PM you my email address. There's also something about a hospital in the 1960's which is probably private anyway.

1922 E/R

Thomas Palmer
Electoral Year: 1922
Subdistrict: Carlton South
State: Victoria
District: Melbourne
Residence Address: 64 Canning st, Carlto.i
Occupation: Driver

In 1919 there is a Jane Elizabeth Abbot living at 64 Canning St.
1919 also there is a Walter Tom Abbott living at 11 station St. Occ: Driver

If you look at Thomas' attestation paper you will see 11 Station St crossed out, when it was updated probably.