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Francis Edward THORNTON

Regimental number901
Place of birthHamilton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o John Somers, Toodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, John Somers, Toodyay, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 16 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 11 July 1917

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