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Robert William THOMPSON

Regimental number7803
Place of birthVictoria Plains Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGillingara, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSon, F J Thompson, Watheroo, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (PLot III, Row M, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret THOMPSON. Native of Choral, New Norcia, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsNephew: Patrick Joseph Thompson, Regimental No. 7453, killed in action
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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