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Edward Richard THORPE

Regimental number2649
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressKent Lane, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Edward Richard Thorpe, Kent Lane, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 June 1959

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