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Andrew Bower THOMSON

Regimental number6605
Place of birthGrangemouth Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressClarendon Post Office via Lal Lal, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Thomson, Clarendon Post Office via Lal Lal, Victoria
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret THOMSON; husband of Margaret Helen THOMSON, Clarendon, Victoria. Native of Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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