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William John Wesley THISTLETHWAITE

Regimental number6557
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address134 Simmons Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A.M. Thistlethwaite, 134 Simmons Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted THISTLETHWAITE William John NR
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Section B, Grave No. 73), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Wesley and Mary THISTLETHWAITE. Native of Toowoomba, Queensland

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