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Robert THOMSON

Regimental number1565
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Melbourne Road, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Thomson, West Melbourne Road, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2770 Pte John Phillip Samuel THOMSON, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 April 1918; 1564 Pte George William THOMSON, 24th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1916.
Date of death21 November 1954
Place of burialYarram Cemetery

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