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Hugh Robert THOMPSON

Regimental number2991
Place of birthForestville South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressNorthfield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Eva Thompson, Northfield, South Australia
Previous military service80th Infantry
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 2.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Brown and Eva Edith THOMPSON, Northfield, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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