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Robert John THOMPSON

Regimental number5442
Place of birthIreland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreenhills, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Thompson, Ballywattick, Ballymoney, Antrim, Ireland
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Rose THOMPSON, Ballywattick, Ballymoney. Co. Antrim, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Robert John

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