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Leo Dane THORN

Regimental number201
Place of birthGilgai, Inverell, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGilgai, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 0"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Thorn, Gilgai, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Place of enlistmentInverell, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll201A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Discharge date24 April 1921
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 22 July 1918; disembarked Sydney, 3 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 24 April 1921.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as THORNE.
Date of death31 January 1931
SourcesNAA: B2455, THORN Leo Dane

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