The AIF Project

Reuben Roseneus THOMPSON

Regimental number3917
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
Other NamesThompson, Ruben Roseneus
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMaud Street, Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Roseneus Thompson, Maud Street, Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceT.A. S.A.
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Cyclists Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Date of death10 May 1919
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialToowong Cemetery (Portion 18 Church of England, Plot 85, Grave No. 707), Toowong, Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie THOMPSON
Discharge date23 August 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 5 April 1916; disembarked Sydney, 2 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 23 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1919
Age at death24
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Reuben Roseneus

Print format