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William THOMPSON

Regimental number2568
Place of birthInce, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Thompson, 32 Albert Road, Blackpool, England
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1602 Pte Alexander THOMPSON, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.

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