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Charles Huntley THOMPSON

Regimental number789
Date of birth23 August 1889
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMrs A Thompson, 75 Dennon Road, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinG Thompson, Cardiff, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date30 May 1918
Other details

Before enlisting Charles Thompson worked with the New South Wales Government Railways as a locomotive engine driver. Was wounded twice at Gallipoli.Wounded in the left arm needing hospitalisation at Lemnos and wounded in the right leg which resulted in his leg being amputated above the knee at Malta.

Date of death8 August 1971
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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