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Norman Featherstone THORNTON

Regimental number4553
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address17 Magic Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Thornton, 17 Magic Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2820 Pte George THORNTON, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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