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Bert Arthur THOMPSON

Regimental number2035
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressSt Elmo, Cheltenham Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Thompson, St Elmo, Cheltenham Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 141), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah THOMPSON. Native of Burwood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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