Private William Patrick Philip Thelning

Service number 2759
Birth Date 31 July 1899
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Darlington
Death Date 13 October 1917
Death Place Belgium
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • C Company
  • 30th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Private William Patrick Philip Thelning (2759, 30th Battalion) was born in Darlington, NSW, in August 1899. He was working as a tool collector with the NSW Tramway when he enlisted in January 1916. William was killed in action near Broodseinde Ridge on 13 October 1917, aged 18 years. He is buried in the Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium. 

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Timeline

Date of birth 1899-08-00
Date of enlistment 25 January 1916
Date of embarkation 09 April 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 02 October 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 03 October 1917
Date of death 13 October 1917
Date of fate 13 October 1917