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Edward Charles THORLEY

Regimental number5744
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
AddressUralla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Thorley, Uralla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Caroline THORLEY
Discharge date26 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 18 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 26 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 June 1936
Age at death45
Place of burialDied at Kensington, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THORLEY Edward Charles

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