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Regimental number7062
Place of birthCounty Down, Ireland
Address35 Agnes Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister, J Stratton, Newtownards, County Down, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabel THOMPSON
Discharge date30 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 30 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death30 December 1934
Age at death48
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON James

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