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Clarke THOMPSON

Regimental number9683
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressNew Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Height5'9.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Ann Thompson, Boundary Road, New Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military service3 yrs Adelaide Rifles - Time expired
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Discharge date26 April 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 22 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 26 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: cancer of the stomach
Date of death5 May 1928
Age at death62
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Clarke

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