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Alfred George THORNTON

Regimental number1263
Place of birthReedy Creek South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway Ganger
AddressRailway Terrace, West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Agnes Thornton, Waraming PO, Waraming, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919

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