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James Edward THORNE

Regimental number1680
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper
Address137 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Edward Thorne, 137 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 979 Pte Charles Ambrose THORNE, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 July 1916.

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