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Roland Joseph THORNELL

Regimental number3256
Place of birthSomerville Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressSomerville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Thornell, Somerville, Victoria
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Date of death25 May 1946
Place of burialFrankston Cemetery

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