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Benjamin Allan THORPE

Regimental number2172
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and butcher
AddressNarracan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eleanor Burn Thorpe, 38 Seymour Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 September 1972

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