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William Joseph THOMPSON

Regimental number3518
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address251 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Thompson, 251 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Date of death27 December 1944
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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