|Place of birth||Horsham, Victoria|
|Address||Merbein, via Mildura, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, S Thompson, Merbein, via Mildura, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Victorian Rangers for 10 months (service ended on leaving the district).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Mildura, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 756 Pte Sydney Raymond THOMPSON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918; 1184 Pte William Allan THOMPSON, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 December 1918.|
War service: embarked from Melbourne, 20 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 10 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1916; taken on strength, 7th Bn, Belgium, 29 September 1916. On leave to England, 16 September 1917; rejoined unit, 28 September 1917. On leave to Paris, 13 February 1918; rejoined unit, 22 February 1918. On leave to England, 12 September 1918; rejoined unit, 2 October 1918.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 19 January 1919; Temporary Corporal, 19 January 1919; reverted to Lance Corporal on marching out for return to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Darwin', 12 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 July 1919; discharged, 10 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal