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John James THORNTON

Regimental number461
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressYork Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Wm Thornton, c/o Mrs J Thornton, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915

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