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Herbert Alexander THOMSON

Regimental number6903A
Place of birthClermont Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKaban, via Herberton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss F. Thomson, PO, Atherton, Queensland
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1956
Age at death56
Place of burialCairns Cemetery, Queensland

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