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George THORNTON

Regimental number2820
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address17 Magic Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Thornton, Magic Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4553 Pte Norman Featherstone THORNTON, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.
Date of death25 September 1952

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