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John William THOMPSON

Regimental number3657
Place of birthHoward Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressPhillip Street, Howard, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Ballard O'Brien, Phillip Street, Howard, Queensland
Enlistment date18 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Henry and Rose Ballara O'Brien THOMPSON, Queensland

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