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Walter Joseph THORNTON

Regimental number817
Place of birthTasman's Peninsula Tasmania
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressNubeena, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Thornton, Nubeena, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

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