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Regimental number414
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTullah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, M J Thornton, Tullah, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll414A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 June 1990

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