Regimental number59
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
Other NamesTHOMSON, William
ReligionSalvation Army
Address42 Railway Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F Thompson, 42 Railway Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name30th Battalion, Transport Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tresos Montes', 8 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsRecruit signed as THOMSON on Attestation Form.
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON William