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Herbert Lewis THOMPSON

Regimental number7808
Place of birthLatrobe Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressThurlston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Thompson, Thurlston, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAbbeville Comunal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Clara THOMPSON; Wife: Agnes THOMPSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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