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Alfred Charles THOMPSON

Regimental number2
Date of birth5 May 1886
Place of birthQueanbeyan New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs. A. Thompson, 67 New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 14 June 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 25 September 1915

FateKilled in Action 2 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 7), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Jennie THOMPSON; husband of Alice THOMPSON, 158 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Tarcutta, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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