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Local Heroes WW1

THOMPSON, Frederick William

 (Pte) Frederick William Thompson

Private Frederick William Thompson 2046 a Seaman from Wells Street, Birkenhead, South Australia prior to enlistment 4th August 1915, he embarked with the 50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916.

Regimental number 2046
Place of birth Derby, England
Religion Church of England
Occupation Seaman
Address Wells Street, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital status Married
Age at embarkation 24
Next of kin Wife, Mrs Stella May Thompson, Wells Street, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date 4-Aug-15
Place of enlistment Adelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/67/3
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 50th Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records 26
Place of burial Noreuil Australian Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour, 151
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Miscellaneous information from cemetery records Husband of S.M. BURGESS (formerly THOMPSON), Victoria Road, Birkenhead, England
Other details War service: Western Front
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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