Harry Ernest Thurston

First Name:  Harry Ernest 
Initials:  H E 
Surname:  Thurston 
Birth Town:  Maidstone Ancestry tells us Harry Thurston was born in Maidstone in 1880 and lived in Maidstone at the  1891 Census. 
DOB  1880 
Resided Town:  Maidstone may be at 54 Dover Street and later 304 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 
Nationality:  British 
Information:  Harry’s sister Esther lived at 54 Dover Street, Maidstone. She attended the Church of St Michael & All  Angels and had her brother’s name added to the Remembrance Board.  ‘Harry Ernest Thurston was already 35 years of age when he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on  20th August 1914 in Melbourne, Victoria, where he lived at 304 Spencer Street. He became a private  (609) in the 6th Battalion.’7 
Date of Death:  25/04/1915 
Fate:  Killed in Action at Gallipoli 
Rank:  Private 
Service Number:  609 
Duty Location:  Gallipoli 
Campaign Medals:  1914/15 Star
Gallipoli Star 
Service:  Australian Imperial Force 
Battalion:  6th Battalion 
Commemorated:  Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
Lone Pine Memorial in Turkey