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John THOMPSON

Regimental number2493
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Thompson, Recreation View, Holbeck, Leeds, England
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1918
Date of death18 July 1950
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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