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Frank THOMSON

Regimental number401
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressMaungatua, Otago, NZ
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Thomson, Maungatua, Otago, NZ
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919

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