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Robert Henry THOMPSON

Regimental number417
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph lineman
AddressIpswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean Thompson, Inkerman Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollBei
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death13 July 1948

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