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Ernest THOMPSON

Regimental number7378
Place of birthOmaha, Nebraska, USA
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCorrigin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 10.75"
Weight189 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Clark, address unknown
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Ormonde on 13 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date10 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Margaret ROSS, spinster, aged 28, Gorbals Parish Church, Glasgow, 20 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia with wife on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 10 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 July 1973
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Ernest

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