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Claude Newman THOMPSON

Regimental number2227
Date of birth25 December 1892
Place of birthTalia Station, South Australia
SchoolTalia Public School and Kyre College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSheep farmer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Archibald G. Thompson, 6 Palmerston Road, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date3 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt
Date of death19 June 1962
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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