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Robert Darcey THORNE

Regimental number1576
Place of birthMathinna Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Fanny Thorne, Derby, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Date of death7 June 1951
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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