James John THOMSON


THOMSON, James John

Service Number: 206
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Newcastle
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Joadja Creek, (Berrima) New South Wales, Australia, 27 June 1886
Home Town: West Wallsend, Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 12 October 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), West Wallsend Methodist Church Roll of Honour, West Wallsend Presbyterian Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 206, 34th Infantry Battalion, Newcastle
2 May 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 206, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
2 May 1916: Embarked Corporal, SN 206, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
12 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 34th Infantry Battalion
12 Oct 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 206, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

Great great uncle

He and his brother were killed in the same explosion While serving with the 34th AIF

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