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Sydney Raymond THOMPSON

Regimental number756
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorticulturist
AddressMerbein, via Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, S Thompson, Merbein, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 757 Pte Stephen THOMPSON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919; 1184 Pte William Allan THOMPSON, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 December 1964

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