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Thomas William THORNTON

Regimental number917
Date of birth27 June 1889
Place of birthCamden, New South Wales
AddressVictoria Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Thornton, Argyle Street, Camden, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other detailsMarried Linda Alice Walker on 20 November 1920 and had four children, Thomas, Esma, Lola and Valerie
Date of death7 October 1963
Age at death74
Place of burialChurch of England Cemetery, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales

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