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Lyle Arthur Carl THORNETT

Regimental number2860
Place of birthKaniva Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPeth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emma Ethelreda Nourse, Denmark PO, Denmark, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 85), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Caroline Emmie THORNETT. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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