|Place of birth||Lake Hamilton, West Coast, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Streaky Bay, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Selina Thorpe, Streaky Bay, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2127 Corporal Walter Albert THORPE, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.
Proceeded to 32nd Bn from 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916; taken on strength of B Company, 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2740905: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THORPE Sidney Hamilton
Red Cross file 2740905