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Joseph Henry THORNTON

Regimental number2030
Place of birthBingley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mary E Robinson, 102 Brunswick Street, Nelson, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11-12 June 1915
Date of death11 June 1915
Place of burialBeach Cemtery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Cemetery details - Died of wounds 16th June, 1915

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