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Roy Sidney THOMPSON

Regimental number2811
Date of birth14 November 1895
Place of birthSA
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressEncounter Bay, via Victor Harbor, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Thompson, Encounter Bay, via Victor Harbor, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 961 Private Clarence Clive WARNECKE, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialEnfield Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Roy Sidney

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