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Victor Garland THOMSON

Regimental number2444
Date of birth8 July 1886
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolVictorian and Soth Australian State and Technical Schools
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTurner
AddressHyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Helena K Thomson, Charra Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Discharge date15 July 1918
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded at Ypres; invalided to Popperinghe, Calais and Orpington Hospitals; later invalided to Australia.

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