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Ferdinand Pearson TOMPSON

Regimental number1765
Date of birth7 February 1893
Place of birthWarren, New South Wales
SchoolWarren Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressOcean Beach, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ferdinand Tompson, Ocean Beach, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Division Train
FateDied of disease 3 April 1919
Place of death or woundingKantara, Egypt
Age at death26.2
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 124), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ferdinand Church and Ellen TOMPSON, 8 Wood Street, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Warren, New South Wales
Other details

Died before return to Australia.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 April 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOMPSON Ferdinand Pearson

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