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William Henry Thurling was a labourer in Ballarat East when he enlisted on 15th June 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, and was 18 years old and single. He joined the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2700. On 25th July 1916 he was killed at Pozieres. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
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