The AIF Project

John THURLBEY

Regimental number169
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs Clare, Ickworth Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateAccidentally drowned
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 69), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary Ann THURLBY. Native of Rawceby Heath, Lincs., England

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