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Arthur THOMPSON

Regimental number6457
Place of birthNorthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressOsborne Park, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, John H Thompson, 3 Normanton Cottage, Northampton, England
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 November 1917
Place of burialMons Communal Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of J.H. THOMPSON, 3 Normanton Cottages, Stamford, Lincs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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