Harry Ernest Thurston

First nameHarry Ernest
InitialsH E
Birth TownMaidstone Ancestry tells us Harry Thurston was born in Maidstone in 1880 and lived in Maidstone at the 1891 Census.
Resided TownMaidstone may be at 54 Dover Street and later 304 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Date of Death25/04/1915
FateKilled in Action at Gallipoli
Service Number609
Duty LocationGallipoli
Campaign Medals
  • 1914/15 Star Gallipoli Star
ServiceAustralian Imperial Force
Battalion6th Battalion
  • Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
  • Lone Pine Memorial in Turkey

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.’