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Alfred Charles THURSTANS

Place of birthWolverhampton England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Thurstans, 75 Federal Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of the late John THURSTANS; husband of Annie THURSTANS, 86 Old Hill Street, Clapton Common, London, England. Native of Lower Peen, Wolverhampton, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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