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Walter THORNE

Regimental number2847
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peters Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address43 Church Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, G Thorne, 43 Church Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29.6
Place of burialEstrees Communal Cemetery Row 5, Grave No 11), Picardie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THORNE Walter

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