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Robert Bruce THOMPSON

Regimental number5501
Place of birthBordertown South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressMarleston Avenue, Ashford, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinC Thompson, Marleston Avenue, Ashford, South Australia
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 October 1934

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