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Cyril Weller THOMPSON

Regimental number1183
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Phillip Thompson, Verdon Street, Inglewood, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1123
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10-11 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

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

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