George William Wyville THOMSON

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THOMSON, George William Wyville

Service Number: 915
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bordertown, South Australia, 28 February 1893
Home Town: Gladstone, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Yongala Public School, Gladstone Public School, Gladstone High School
Occupation: Bank clerk
Died: Killed In Action, France, 24 April 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Meteren Military Cemetery
Buried Le Roukloshille Military Cemetery, exhumed 07 Jan 1920 and reburied at Meteren , Meteren Military Cemetery, Meteren, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National Australia Bank WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra WW1 & WW2 War Memorial, Gladstone Memorial Fountain, Gladstone Public School WW1 Roll of Honor, Gladstone Town and District WW1 Honour Roll, Gladstone War Memorial, Hazelwood Park (Knightsbridge) War Memorial, Kulpara District Council Roll of Honour, Paskeville Soldiers Memorial Gates, Tusmore Burnside District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 915, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 915, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 915, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 915, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant, SN 915, 10th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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