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Maurice Charles THOMPSON

Regimental number5798
Date of birth11 March 1892
Place of birthAscot Vale, Victoria
SchoolMoreland Primary School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address77 Cassells Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, W G Thompson, 77 Cassells Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery, (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William George and Lillie May Thompson of 77 Cassells Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria

War Service: Egypt, France, Western Front

Proceeded to France on 28 March 1916. Transferred to 21st Field Artillery Brigade on 15 May 1916. Reported to be wounded in action on 29 April 1918

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