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John William THORNTON

Regimental number6837
Place of birthOnehunga New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarrier
AddressTank Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J W Thornton, Tank Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919

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