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Richard Barton THORNTON

Regimental number2887
Place of birthAramac Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressKalamilroy, Cloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, William Henry Lindsay Thornton, Tower Hill, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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