|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|School||Port Adelaide Model School, South Australia|
|Address||41 Leicester Street, Parkside, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ada Laura Thompson, Basket Range, South Australia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 3010 Pte William Dixon THOMPSON, Australian Army Postal Corps, returned to Australia, 12 November 1917; 1043 Sergeant Percy Joseph THOMPSON, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; 1042 Pte Allen Edwin THOMPSON, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919; 5612 Pte Andrew Christopher THOMPSON, 4th Company, Army Service Corps, died of wounds, 13 December 1915.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 3 February 1916 (constipation).
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Reserve Regiment, 1 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 4th Pioneer Bn, 16 April 1916.
To hospital, 21 November 1916; rejoined unit, 23 November 1916.
To hospital, 6 July 1917 (sick).
Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereaux, France, 10 July 1917 (gun shot wound hand, fractured phalanges); transferred to England, 17 July 1917; admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, 17 July 1917 ; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 7 September 1917 (venereal disease); transferred to Bulford Military Hospital, Dartford, 8 September 1917; discharged, 2 November 1917: total period of treatment for venereal disease, 57 days.
Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 16 April 1918; discharged, 21 May 1918 (medically unfit).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Parents: W.D. and Rosetta THOMPSON, Kent Street, Hawthorn, South Australia|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||62|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMPSON John James Bell|