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George William THOMPSON

Regimental number6376
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTobacco worker
AddressSurry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 8), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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