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Alfred Gregory THAYNE

Regimental number2018
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolMaryborough State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLoftus Street, Katoomba, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Thayne, Loftus Street, Katoomba, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia, Fiji.
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of the Masonic Lodge, Fiji, since 1895; a Justice of the Peace in New South Wales.
FateDied of wounds 13 December 1915
Place of death or woundingPope's Hill, Gallipoli
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsNephews: 2592 Douglas Murray THAYNE, 48th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 5 August 1916; 760 Reginald THAYNE, 25th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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