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Regimental number1826
Place of birthJerry's Plains, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Avenue, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 4"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Oliver Thompson, Nestor, The Avenue, Granville, near Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in 20th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 31 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 July 1919, for onward travel by rail to Sydney; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 14 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Edgar.
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Czar

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