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Douglas William THOMPSON

Regimental number638
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFrenchpolisher
Address10 Bennie Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Thompson, 10 Bennie Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James John and Eleanor C. THOMPSON. Native of Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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