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John Frederick THORNTON

Regimental number2823
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address227 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Elsie Thornton, 227 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death13 June 1971

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