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Albert Rutherford Berne THOMSON

Regimental number6150
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationDept. manager
AddressForest Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Thomson, Buena Vista Forrest Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 24), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Kelman and Mary Ann THOMSON, "Beuena Vista", Forrest Street, Haberfield, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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