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Arthur Alexander THOMSON

Regimental number10586
Place of birthBurra South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressS S "Rupara", Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Thomson, Solomon Town, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military service27th Infantry
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Date of death26 May 1950
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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