|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||3 Lyell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Brew, 3 Lyell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked for active service, 8 May 1915; disembarked Egypt, 13 June 1915; embarked H.M.T. 'Whitshire' for Australia, no date (venereal disease); disembarked Melbourne, 25 September 1915.
Returned to duty at Broadmeadows, 3 December 1915.
Posted as a deserter, 15 March 1916.Note: (1) In a letter received at Base Records, 18 October 1923, Thompson stated that at the time he was to be sent overseas a second time, he was 'not well enough' and he instead went to Tasmania and did not realise that he 'was doing much wrong'. He did not receive his medals and gratuity.(2) No B.103 in file, information from a summary of service for the Medals Board.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMPSON Albert Cecil|