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Frank Leslie THORN

Regimental number917
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDriver
Address136 Martha Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Thorn, 136 Martha Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service35th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name44th Battalion Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth THORN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 November 1940
Age at death45
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia

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