William Patrick Phillip THELNING

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THELNING, William Patrick Phillip

Service Number: 2759
Enlisted: 25 January 1916, Liverpool - he was 16 and a half years old.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, 6 July 1899
Home Town: Darlington , New South Wales
Schooling: Blackfriars' (Catholic) School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Tool Collector
Died: Killed in action, Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium, 13 October 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Plot VII, Row E, Grave 23
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

25 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2759, 30th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool - he was 16 and a half years old.
9 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2759, 30th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2759, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Sydney
13 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2759, 30th Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Eliza THELNING, of 14, Shepherd St., Darlington, New South Wales, and the late Philip Wood THELNING.