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Arthur John THOMPSON

Regimental number1621
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoat Island, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Thompson, Goat Island, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 48), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret THOMPSON. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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