Gilbert Leslie THOMPSON

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THOMPSON, Gilbert Leslie

Service Number: 306
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, At sea on board HS Seeam Choow between Gallipoli and Alexandria, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 25
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Rutherglen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 306, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 306, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 306, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Marie Thompson of High Street, Rutherglen, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and Mrs. Cecil Lee-Archer of Albert Park, Victoria

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Marie Thompson of High Street, Rutherglen, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and Mrs. Cecil Lee-Archer of Albert Park, Victoria