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John William THURSTON

Regimental number19653
Place of birthBemboka New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBemboka, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Thurston, Tuross River P O, via Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

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