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Albert Laurence THORPE

Regimental number4608
Place of birthPinjarra Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Thorpe, 200 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4611 Pte Phillip THORPE, 4th Division Salvage Company, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; 4266 Pte Walter Clarence THORPE, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 9 April 1917; Cousins: 440 Pte Lionel Christopher MARKEY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 441 Pte Thomas John MARKEY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 8818 Pte William James MARKEY, 4th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 8817 Pte Francis Christopher MARKEY, 13th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; Uncle: 199 Pte William Henry STRAHAN, 16th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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