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Robert Henry THOMPSON

Regimental number7311
Place of birthViolet Town Victoria
OccupationSheep overseer
AddressWamboota via Moama, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Thompson, Wamboota via Moama, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1918
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 4, Row E, Grave No. 3), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Irvine and Jane THOMPSON; husband of Lily M. THOMPSON, Wamboola, Moama, New South Wales. Native of Violet Town, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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