Maxwell Warren THORN

Regimental number53106
Date of birth22 September 1898
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNew Sandgate Road, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.5
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, G H Thorn, Bowen Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 9 months in the Senior Cadets; previously rejected for enlistment on account of old right leg injury.
Enlistment date11 February 1918
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
FateDischarged in London 24 October 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date24 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1957A Pte Henry Wallace THORN, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Discharged in London, 24 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 November 1977
SourcesNAA: B2455, THORN Maxwell Warren