James P Thomas (Born 05-09-1987, Died 24-09-2009) served as a PTE (Private) in the Australian Army in Australia from 2002 to 2005. He was promoted to LCPL (Lance Corporal) after being deployed to East Timor to keep the peace after a Tsunami hit in DEC 2004. And saved a young boy from drowning after slipping on mud at the edge of a pool of water.
Future Career</p> He had made the short list to travel over to East Timor to train the local soldiers to be prepared for the up coming election. Although he had passed away he had a great influence to the men and women of the Australian Army that went over to help.