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Allen Norman THATCHER

Regimental number63794
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.5"
Weight192 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L J Thatcher, 10 Wilga Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military service35th Infantry Senr Cadets. 4 Years Militia 1 year still Serving
Enlistment date23 January 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louise Jane THATCHER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date10 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 10 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 February 1932
Age at death32
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THATCHER Allen Norman

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