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John Nicholas THORNTON

Regimental number7593
Place of birthLambton New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTram conductor
AddressPortland Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A. Thornton, Portland Street, Enfield, Sydney,. New South Wales
Enlistment date25 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918

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