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John Alexander THOMPSON

Regimental number5934
Place of birthFremantlw Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostman
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Minnie Clara Bell, 204 South Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."' Parents: J.G. and Minnie C. THOMPSON, 204 South Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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