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John Victor THOMPSON

Regimental number3426
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarnegie, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs H E Thompson, 9 Bellsize Avenue, Carnegie, Victoria
Enlistment date29 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied accidentally 27 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dawson and Hannah Elizabeth THOMPSON

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