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Hubert David William THOMPSON

Regimental number2503
Place of birthLock Victoria
OccupationMachinery expert
AddressKrowera, via Loch, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Thompson, Krowera via Loch, Victoria
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 42), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah THOMPSON, "Hazelmount", Krowera, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2139 Corporal Percival Joseph THOMPSON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.

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