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Francis Lakan THORESBY

Regimental number3819
Place of birthPenguin Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Address21 Shirley Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Francis S Thoresby, New Guinea
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Date of death12 April 1946
Place of burialPenguin Public Cemetery

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