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Regimental number2780
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationClerk of courts
AddressNhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, John Thomson, Riversdale Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 6), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann THOMSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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