|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Suithorpe, Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs I Thompson, Suithorpe, Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 1st Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; no longer serving at time of AIF enlistment..|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: 6245 Pte John DEVINE, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 53rd Bn, Ismailia, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 July 1916 (gun shot wound, shoulder), and admitted to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred by Ambulance Train to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 22 July 1916; to England, 22 July 1916, and admitted to 1st Northern General Hospital, Newcastle, 23 July 1916 (wound severe); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 4 December 1916; discharged on furlough, 8 December 1916, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 28 December 1916.
Temporarily detached for duty with Officers' Cub, Piccadilly, 8 August 1917; marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 20 September 1917.
Marched out to Assistant Provost Marshal, Warminster, 23 November 1917.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, from Warminster, 30 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 February 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 12 July 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||71|
|Place of burial||Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMPSON John Wilkinson|