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Albert Francis THORNTON

Regimental number1381
Place of birthBombala New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Thornton, Candelo, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 19), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Ann Ballantyne THORNTON, 338 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Candelo, New South Wales

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