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Alfred Rupert THOMPSON

Regimental number5217
Date of birth-2 August 1896
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address38 Derby Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mr E H Thompson, We Twa, Chadwell Grove, Chelsea, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 46th Bn, Senior Cadets; commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 1911.
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 58th Battalion
Promotion date: 9 August 1916


Unit: 58th Battalion
Promotion date: 14 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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