John THORPE MM

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THORPE, John

Service Number: 4227
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Lincoln, South Australia, 28 June 1880
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Port Lincoln Public School
Occupation: Plate-layer
Died: Killed in Action, Peronne, France, 2 September 1918, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 17
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1, Port Lincoln Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4227, 27th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4227, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
Date unknown: Honoured Military Medal
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal