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William John THORNTON

Regimental number3402
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPopanyinning PO, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Bradley, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3402A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

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