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Thackrah, Robert James (5451)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 38 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 24 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5451            view online service record

131 Farrell Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Maud Thackrah (wife)
131 Farrell Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 1 August 1916
Ship: HMAT Miltiades A28
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion – 14th Reinforcements

RTA: Wednesday, 6 November 1918
Discharged: Sunday, 16 February 1919

BACK FROM THE WAR Pte. Thackrah Entertained. (1919, January 11). Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), p. 2. Retrieved October 31, 2016, from

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