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Joseph Prentice THORPE

Regimental number8581
Place of birthKent Town South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoliceman
Addressc/o Mrs Herriman, Liddon Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mollie Thorpe, c/o Mrs Herriman, Liddon Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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