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George Thomas THISTLETHWAITE

Regimental number2049
Place of birthKoroit Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
Address38 Main Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, M Thistlethwaite, 38 Main Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1782
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2049 Pte Maurice Albert THISTLETHWAITE, 8th Bn, died of wounds, 2 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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