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Colin THOMSEN

Regimental number724
Date of birth1897
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGradule, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Mary Thomsen, c/o Mr N Zacka, Gradule, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1988
Age at death91
Place of burialAtherton Cemetery, Queensland

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