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Archibald THOMPSON

Regimental number1976
Place of birthPenola, South Australia
Addressc/o GPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs C J Evans, South Bunbury, Western Australia. Son of James and Jane D.Buchan. Native of Penola, South Australia
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grae No. 4), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane D. BUCHAN. Native of Penola, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsReal name: Archibald BUCHAN

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