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Leslie Howard THOMPSON

Regimental number4768
Place of birthVirginia South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSalisbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Thompson, Virginia, South Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Date of death19 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAngle Vale Methodist Cemetery, South Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary Anna THOMPSON. Native of Virginia, South Australia. Found shot in Adelaide. No Inquest particulars in file. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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