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Ralph THORNTHWAITE

Regimental number19613
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionCatholic Apostolic
OccupationForeman
AddressBarker's Road, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs I E Thornthwaite, Gloucester Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death14 February 1926

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