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Harry THOMSON

Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationBarrister and Solicitor
AddressWeymouth Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Miss M L Thomson, C/o Varley, Evan Thompson, Solicitors, Mouth Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceSergent St Peter's College Cadets King Edward's House (England)
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, Adelaide
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Discharge date6 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 14 June 1919; discharged (appointment terminated), Adelaide, 6 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 October 1933
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMSON Harry

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