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Regimental number7324
Place of birthYass, New South Wales
AddressYass, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, J E Thompson, Namrima Creek, Murrumbateman via Yass, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 19 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 26 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 November 1972
Age at death77
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Darcy Mark

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