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Number Private 2032

Battalion 24th Battalion

Place of Birth Mirboo North

Next of Kin Mrs. L S Cornthwaite or
Miss E Cornthwaite of Mirboo North

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 21/6/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 20 years 4 months,
5'9", 10 stone, brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation farmer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge on 5/10/1917

Location of grave or memorial

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Menin Gate at Ypres

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

From Allambee South

Military History

He is on the Hallston Honour Roll
16/6/15 He enlisted in Melbourne
29/10/15 He went to Gallipoli
10/1/16 He went to Alexandria and on to Marseilles
2/9/16 He was wounded. He had gun shot wound to the scalp. He went to the 3rd Casualty Clearing Station and then on to a train to the 26th General Hospital Etaples
7/10/16 He returned to Belgium
5/10/17 He was killed in action
There is a letter from his sister Miss E Cornthwaite of
Allenby Lodge

Burwood Rd Glenferrie

His mother received a letter regarding the medal rules. She wrote a letter stating Norman�s father�s address is Mirboo North
His estate was administered by the Curator of Estates of deceased persons 483 Collins St Melbourne
His father John Cornthwaite received the medals in 1922
His mother gave him permission to enlist as did John his father of Mirboo North
Signature p 35 of his file



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