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Alfred Edward THOMSON

Regimental number10599
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSouth Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Thomson, Post Office South Corowa, South Corowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Discharge date28 June 1918 - medically unfit
Other details

War Service: France, Western Front

Served in WWII from 17 October 1940 - 1 November 1943, No. 77438, 11th Australian Garrison Battalion
Miscellaneous detailsEnlistment details on Embarkation Roll state surname to be spelt Thompson
Date of death8 April 1963
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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