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Cecil Benjamin THORNE

Regimental numberR501
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr J H Thorne, Waratah, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 January 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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