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Manus Daniel THORNTON

Regimental number940
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMonarch, Corindhap, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Wm Thornton, Monarch, Corindhap, Victoria
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Rollaprov C
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death18 March 1955
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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