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Oliver John THOMPSON

Date of birth21 October 1894
Place of birthLal Lal, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMcIntyre Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, J H Thompson, McIntyre Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date31 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5249 Pte William Norton THOMPSON, 6th Bn, killed in action, 18 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1925
Age at death40
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Oliver John

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