Chester William THOMPSON


THOMPSON, Chester William

Service Number: 2207
Enlisted: 15 April 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 19 September 1888
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in Action, France, 22 June 1916, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier
Row F, Grave 31 Rev. B. C. Wilson officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Isis District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2207, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2207, 1st Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2207, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next on kin given as his brother Quinton Hardy Thompson of Childers, QLD.

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

Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Amelia Louisa Hinds and John Coutts Myles.

Amelia married William Thompson in 1892