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Robert Herbert THOMPSON

Regimental number10585
Place of birthTraralgon Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTraralgon, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs I L Thompson, Lancefield Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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