The AIF Project

James William THOMSON

Regimental number1835
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address48 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J W Thomson, Dookie, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7634
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Re-embarked from Melbourne, 21 November 1917, on board HMAT A71 'Nestor', as Pte, 8th Bn, 25th Reinforcement.

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

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