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Cecil Robert THOMPSON

Regimental number2421
Place of birthKrowera Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressLoch, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Thompson, c/o Mrs T Horner, 'Ashton', Loch, Victoria
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2422
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 10), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah Jane THOMPSON; husband of Elsie May THOMPSON, "Ashton", Loch, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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