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William Aaron THORNTON

Regimental number612
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressGordon Downs Station, Capella, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Wm Aaron Thornton, 2 Brady's Buildings, Barnett Grove, Bethnal Green, London, England
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918

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