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John THORNTON

Regimental number12324
Place of birthPenola South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressPort Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, P Thornton, Port Augusta, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Date of death22 July 1961
Place of burialKalgoorlie Cemetery

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