Robert Edward THOMPSON

Regimental number2849
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBloomfield Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H Thompson, Bloomfield Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHargicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth THOMPSON, Chandos Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3548 Pte Alexander THOMPSON, 26th Bn.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal