Sidney William THOMPSON


THOMPSON, Sidney William

Service Number: WX36397
Enlisted: 28 October 1942, Bellevue, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Donnybrook, Western Australia, 25 September 1922
Home Town: Margaret River, Augusta-Margaret River Shire, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Tarakan, 1 May 1945, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
Labuan War Cemetery Malaysia
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Margaret River War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

28 Oct 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX36397, Bellevue, Western Australia
29 Oct 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX36397
1 May 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX36397, 2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945

Sidney William Thompson

Born Donnybrook WA on 25 Sep 1922 to parents Lawrence Samuel and Silma Elizabeth Thompson.
Sid enlisted 28 Oct 1942 in Perth but had been living and working in Margaret River.
He held the rank of Private in the 2/23 Australian Infantry Battalion and died of wounds at Tarakan Borneo.
He is buried at the Labuan War Cemetery Malaysia Grave ref 24 C 2

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