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Colin Melville THORN

Regimental number5205
Place of birthYork Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSaddler
AddressAvon Terrace, York, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Thorn, Avon Terrace, York, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

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