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Regimental number2793
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineering student
Address37 Manningham Street, Royal Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Thornton, 37 Manningham, Street, Royal Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceMU Rifles
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919

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