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James Lusk Gibson THOMSON

Regimental number5443
Place of birthStirling Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address18 Roy Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A L G Thomson, 18 Roy Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted James Lusk NR
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Johnstone and Ann Lusk Gibson THOMSON, 18 Roy Street, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Stirling, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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