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Phillip THORPE

Regimental number4611
Place of birthSerpentine Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Thorpe, 200 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4608 Corporal Albert Laurence THORPE, 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 11 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 Christpoher 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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