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John THOMSON

Regimental number5906
Place of birthKyabram Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeckom, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, John Thompson, Kyabram, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Date of death31 October 1950
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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