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Stanley Gordon THORPE

Regimental number4921
Date of birth24 March 1889
Place of birthMillthorpe, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailway Station, Millthorpe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.5
Height5' 7"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Leonard Thorpe, Railway Station, Millthorpe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1917
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 22 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 11 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1942
Age at death43
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THORPE Stanley Gordon

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