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William Grant THOMPSON

Regimental number6161
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Mulligan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Thompson, Lyons Colly, Hattan, Durham, England
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFavreuil British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane Ann THOMPSON, 19 Lyons Colliery, Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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