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James Joseph THOMSON

Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.6
Height5' 9"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Thomson, 'Calivil', 6 Caroline Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 29 August 1918.
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Katherine THOMSON, 'Calvil', White Horse Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMSON James Joseph
Red Cross File 2740310H

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