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Francis Edward * THORNTON

Regimental number901
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Addressc/o J T Somers, Toodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Alfred G Thornton, GPO Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 11 July 1917

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