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Bernard Rudd THOMPSON

Regimental number25552
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address566 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Thompson, 566 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Rudd and Elizabeth THOMPSON, 566 King Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3306 Pte Reginald Philip THOMPSON, 4th Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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