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Robert Harold THOMSON

Regimental number296
Place of birthCamden New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
Address35 Cardigan Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Robert Thomson, Moss Vale, New South Wales
Previous military service14th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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