Thomas Edmond Deveson

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Deveson, Private Thomas Edmond no.4094

2nd Pioneer Battalion, formerly 17th Battalion 10th Reinforcements.

Crinan Street, Hurlstone Park.


Born at Petersham 1893, son of Allan & Eliza Deveson.

Enlisted at Sydney 16/8/1915, aged 21.


Church of England.

Next of kin, mother, Mrs Eliza Deveson, Crinan Street, Hurlstone Park.

Sailed from Sydney 8/5/1916 on HMAT A15 Star of England.

Returned to Australia 10/4/1919.

Married 1920, Myra Fancett.

Died 5/2/1963 aged 69.

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 14 Panel C.

Monument, Euston Road, Hurlstone Park.

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 13/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002