|Place of birth||Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Railway Street, Woodend, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Brother, Allen Thompson, Railway Street, Woodend, Victoria|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||2nd Divisional Ammunition Column|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/90/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915, and proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (no further details recorded).
Taken on strength, 22nd Howitzer Brigade, Zeitoun, and posted to 106 Battery.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 March 1916. Transferred to 6th Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 17 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 29 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 13 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, left thigh); admitted to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 14 September 1918; transferred to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 16 September 1918; to England, 21 September 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General hospital, King's Heath Section, Birmingham, 22 September 1918 (wound: severe); discharged on furlough, 20 November 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 4 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenese', 16 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919; discharged, 16 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMPSON William|