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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: James Thompson
Name: Thompson, James Jacob
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3618
Place of Birth: Milchester (Qld.)
Next of Kin: Emma Thompson - Mother ; 359 Beaufort St, Perth, W.A.
Biographical notes: James was a bushman, including droving and well sinking. Educated to 7th standard at a Catholic school. Born at Millchester, Charters Towers, Queensland.
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Enlistment: 12-Dec-1917
Age at Enlistment: 23
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 41st Battalion
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1918-09-07
Place of Death: Rosiel (France)
Place of Burial: Tincourt New British Cemetery (France)
Service History: He tried to enlist four times in Queensland, but had a slight injury. Worked his way to Port Darwin and joined up there. Embarked SS 'Ormonde', Sydney, 2 March 1918. One of four operating a Lewis Gun when he was killed. Information given by mother: "my boy (was) killed outright, a Corporal died while being carried in, the other two were not injured."
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Embarkation Roll - SS 'Ormonde'
Service Record
Roll of Honour - James Jacob Thompson
Commonwealth War Graves - Tincourt New British Cemetery - James Jacob Thompson
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Fallen ANZACs

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