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Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Melbourne Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, J M Thompson, 14 Melbourne Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service25 Sr Cadets + A.M.C.
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Discharge date15 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 12 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 15 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1938
Age at death42
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Clarence

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