• Thomas Jaro

Army / Flying Corps
  • 4th Australian Pioneer Battalion
  • Private

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  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Birth

    Eidsvold, QLD, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Maryborough QLD 4650, Australia

Stories and comments
    • Thomas JARO #4083: service record excerpts
    • Posted by untilthedawn, Thursday, 12 October 2017

    P. 47: Letter, dated 18 December 1917 from Mrs Tom Jaro (to Base Records). "Sir, I have received a memorial card. Outside it is addressed to me but inside it never had my husband's name or any other man's name. Will you please find out the truth about it and let me know as soon as possible. Faithfully yours, Mrs Tom Jaro." P. 46: A.I.F. memo dated 27 December 1917, requesting that the memorial card be forwarded to the office for inspection. P. 45: Letter from Mrs Jaro to the Officer in Charge, dated January 7, 1918. To: Officer in Charge, Base Records, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria. "Sir, The following is full particulars of my husband who is on active service. I am forwarding memorial card I received for inspection. Anxiously waiting further reply. I am, yours truly, Mrs. Tom Jaro. No. 4089, Pte T. Jaro. 11th Reinforcements, 4th Battalion. Pioneers, AIF. Abroad." P. 46: Letter dated 14 January 1918, to Mrs. T. Jaro, Gayndah "Dear Madam, I have to acknowledge recipt of your further communication of the 7th instant, forwarding the memorial card which was addressed to you, and to state there is no official report to hand of any casualty affecting your husband, No. 4083 Private Thomas Jaro, 4th Pioneer Battalion, and in the circumstances I can only assume that the card was not sent you on his account. Should any cable message be received concerning him you will be immediately notified. Your enclose is returned herewith. Yours faithfully, Major, Officer i/c Base Records. P. 42: Memo, dated 9th May 1918, advising Mrs Jaro: No. 4083, Private T. Jaro, admitted 8/4/18, 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, England suffering from gunshot wound left leg, mild. P. 17: 'Medical Report on an Invalid'. Lists 'Former Trade or Occupation' as boxer. Injury listed as GSW left leg (France, June 1918). "Hit by shrapnel bone injured. In hospital 12 weeks at Bristol."

    • Thomas JARO #4083: QLD Births, Deaths & Marriages (online index)
    • Posted by untilthedawn, Thursday, 12 October 2017

    QLD Births, Deaths & Marriages (online index). The below records may be relevant to Thomas Jaro. Note that page 1 of his service record lists his wife's name as 'Ruby [Law] Jaro' (residing at Gayndah) and that he had 1 child, aged 3 years old at the time of his enlistment. Births: *1915 (Reg #B39614) - Tommy. Parents' names: Tommy Jaro & Ruby Law. *1917 (Reg #C8380) - Jef Keith. Parents' names: Thomas Jaro and Ruby Law. Marriages: *1913 (Reg #B13703) - Tommy Jaro and Ruby Law. Death records (search by surname 'Jaro' until 1987): *1914 (Reg #B19707) - Doris Jaro. Parents' names: Thomas Jaro & Ruby Law. *1920 (Reg #C122) - Aubrey Jaro. Parents' names: Thomas Jaro & Ruby Law. *1956 (Reg #B14928) - Tommy Jaro. Parents' names: Tommy and Ruby Law. *1925 (Reg #C4183) - Tommy Jaro. Parents' names: Henry Jaro & Kate Dow. Other listings:- *1926 (Reg #C118) - John Patrick CLANCY. Father's name unknown. Mother's surname only is listed 'Law'. *1969 (Reg #B5773) - Keith Jaro. Parents' names aren't listed.