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Charles Ambrose THORNE

Regimental number979
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBarman
Address137 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Edward Thorne, 137 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1680 Pte James Edward THORNE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.

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