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William Stewart THOMPSON

Regimental number196
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHyde Park, Bellingen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Beamish, Hydes Creek, Bellingen, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 4A), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Margaret Bemish (formerly (THOMPSON), Hyde's Creek, Bellingen, New South Wales and the late Edward A. THOMPSON. Native of Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 197 Pte Edward Alexander THOMPSON, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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