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Richard Harold THOMPSON

Regimental number486
Date of birth--/07/1894
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheelwright
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Thompson, Leycester Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military service4th ALH
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF42
Promotion date: 17 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF42
Promotion date: 28 July 1917


Unit: INF43

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5687 Pte William THOMPSON, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918.

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