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Walter Arnold THOMSON

Regimental number5118
Date of birth25 May 1899
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical mechanic
AddressEast Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Thomson, 91 Hotham Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Other detailsServed 853 days (664 days of which were spent abroad)

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