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John THAIN

Regimental number6180
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWest Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Robert Thain, Ashton, Northumberland, England
Enlistment date30 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death24 February 1945
Place of burialFrenchs Forest Cemetery

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