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Walter THOMPSON

Regimental number8582
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWilliam Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Josephine Thompson, William Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAlbert Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row N, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Theophilus and Josephine THOMPSON, 19 William Street, Brighton, Victoria

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