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John THORNTON

Regimental number2875
Place of birthLancaster England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Woodhouse, Jangan via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Richard Thornton, 34 Rydal Road, Lancaster, England
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Date of death29 September 1954
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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