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William Ernest THOMPSON

Regimental number2406
Place of birthYarraville Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address19 Forest Street, Spotswood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J J Thompson, 19 Forest Street, Spotswood, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2230 Pte George Alfred THOMPSON, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.

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