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William Henry THORNTON

Regimental number659
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWheelwright
Address43 Barkly Street, Brunswick West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Wm. Thornton
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentWHLR
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 3 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Date of death26 March 1935
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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