|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||Trinity State School, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||19.9|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert Thorpe, 294 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in Senior Cadets; 2 years in 93rd Derwent Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||52nd Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Contay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No 31), Picardie, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Martha Thorpe, 294 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 12th Bn, Railhead, Egypt, 1 March 1916.
Reverted to the ranks, Serapeum, 9 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 52nd Bn, Serapeum, 2 April 1916.
Found guilty, 27 March 1916, of being absent without leave from 5.30 pm and 8 pm parade: awarded 72 hours' Field Punishment No 2.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 3-4 September 1916 (gun shot wound, penetrating head and chest); admitted to 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance, 4 September 1916; transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 September 1916; died of wounds, 13 September 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THORPE Robert Stanley|