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Harold Ernest THOMPSON

Regimental number342
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationRubber worker
Address272 Ross Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Thompson, 272 Ross Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service52nd Infantry
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Date of death6 March 1946
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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