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John William THORPE

Regimental number243
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitter
AddressFrampton, Petril Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Thorpe, 'Frampton', Petril Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 244 Pte Thomas George THORPE, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1917.

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