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John Phillip Samuel THOMSON

Regimental number2770
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Thomson, West Melbourne Road, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1564 Pte George William THOMSON, 24th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1916; 1565 Pte Robert THOMSON, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Date of death30 June 1951

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