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James Edward THOMPSON

Regimental number3205
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.75"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinMother, Florence Thompson, 322 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Cadets, 88C.
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date10 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 2 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Fremantle, 10 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, THOMPSON James Edward

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