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William Patrick Phillip THELNING

Regimental number2759
Place of birthDarlington, New South Wales
SchoolBlackfriars' (Catholic) School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTool collector
Address14 Shepherd Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Thelning, 14 Shepherd Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip Wood and Eliza THELNING, 14 Shepherd Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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