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Charles George Craven THOMPSON

Regimental number195
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWeaver Street, Ryde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Jessie McKenzie, Brooklyn, Weaver Street, Ryde, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916

Sergeant Major

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. When his officers had become casualties, he rallied the men in the captured enemy's trenches, and did fine work consolidating the position and attending to the wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Miliary Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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