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William Henry THOMPSON

Regimental number1859
Place of birthCowra New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressBogan Gate, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Thompson, Gladstone Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Wright and Catherine THOMPSON, Gladstone Street, Burwood, New South Wales. Native of Cowra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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