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John THOMPSON

Regimental number1185
Place of birthNiagra, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressWaroona, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs H S Birch, Waroona, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1916
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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