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Jack THURSTON

Regimental number2008
Place of birthSuffolk England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Arthur Thurston, Hazelmore, Burners Road, Felixstow, Suffolk, England
Previous military service14th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Alice THURSTON, O'Fald Terrace, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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