Alfred Henry Stanley THORNS MM, MiD

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THORNS, Alfred Henry Stanley

Service Number: 723
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Gympie, Queensland, 22 July 1894
Home Town: Trafalgar, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 16 May 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 723, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
19 Aug 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 723, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 723, 11th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 723, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 723, 51st Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Alfred Henry Stanley THORNS was born in Gympie, Queensland on 22nd July, 1894

His parents were Albert THORNS & Emma SIBLY