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William Allan THOMPSON

Regimental number1184
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorticulturist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Stephen Thompson, Merbein, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1136
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 756 Pte Sydney Raymond THOMPSON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918; 757 Pte Stephen THOMPSON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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