Robert Alfred THOMPSON

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THOMPSON, Robert Alfred

Service Number: 109
Enlisted: 6 September 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Durham, England, 1871
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Master
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 3 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 39
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

6 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 109, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 109, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 109, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

His personal effects were returned to AIF Base Records Melbourne 1920, awaiting a claimant.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of G F Thompson of Harris Street, Granville, NSW later known as G F Toohey of Orange, NSW

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