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Archibald Drummond THOMSON

Regimental number784
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
Address'Elstead', Deakin Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 0"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinMrs Rose Thomson, 'Elstead,' Deakin Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme) for 3 years; 1 year in the 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date20 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 3 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateDischarged 6 April 1915
Other details

Discharged from the AIF in Egypt, 6 April 1915, on being granted a Commission in the Army Service Corps, British Army.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMSON Archibald Drummond

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