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Harry Alfred Long THOMSON

Regimental number2885
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressLisson Grove, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alexander Thomson, Cotham, Wride Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2885A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot X, Row L, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth THOMSON, "Cotham", Wride Street, Woolvowin, Queensland. Native of Glasgow, Scotland
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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