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William Theodore THOMPSON

Regimental number405
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address262 Barkly Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter Thompson, 262 Barkly Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 January 1917
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 4), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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