|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|School||Toowoomba Grammar School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Father, E B Von Stieglitz, Lucinda Street, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/6|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 38278 Gunner Chelmers Roy St Clair VON STIEGLITZ, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919; 38279 Gunner Edgar Walter Thomson VON STIEGLITZ, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919;|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1917; embarked Port Said, 9 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 20 January 1918; proceeded overland to Southampton, England; marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 30 January 1918.
By Deed Poll, 9 March 1918, changed surname to THOMSON.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 April 1918; taken on strength, 25th Bn, in the field, 6 May 1918.
Wounded in action, 4 July 1918 (gun shot wound, thumb, left hand), and admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; to 5th General Hospital, 5 July 1918; to England, 7 July 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 8 July 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 25 November 1918; discharhed on furlough, 28 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 14 December 1918; leave extended until 16 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of York', 14 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 24 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 11 April 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, VON STIEGLITZ Francis Lewis Altmore|