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Walter Raleigh THOMPSON

Regimental number3848
Place of birthKent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address20 Macauley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W R Thompson, 20 Macauley Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date20 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoa', 28 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 20 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1973
Age at death80
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery, Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON Walter Raleigh

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