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William Hugh THORBURN

Regimental number6178
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAttendant mental hospital
Address121 Gowrie Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Hugh Thorburn, 121 Gowrie Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6178A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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