John Thobe/Thorpe

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 24.09.1914
  • Place of enlistment: Helena Vale, W.A.
  • Service no: 473
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 02.05.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 57

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Fireman
  • Mother:

    Jane Stewart Thorpe, 31 Dura St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Thorpe, 31 Dura St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James, Joseph & Mary

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Thobe/Thorpe

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial. For more information on John, visit John’s Service Record.

John was the brother of Trimmer James Thorpe, H.MS. Stephen Furness, who was killed in action 13.12.1917 when his ship was torpedoed and sunk by a German Submarine.

Both men are remembered on a family Gravemarker within Dundee’s Eastern Cemetery with the surname of “THOBE” although all official records record them as “THORPE”

Information supplied by Gary Thomson.

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