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Samuel Arthur THORNE

Regimental number2977
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinBrother, Richard R Thorne, c/o Daily Post, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 December 1929

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