The AIF Project

Richard THOMPSON

Regimental number2771
Place of birthCorowa, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beatrice Thompson, Freshwater Creek via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Date of death3 August 1971
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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