William Thomson

First Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Thomson
Father's Name: 
Philip Thomson
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, October 10, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
38th Battalion
Awards: 
British War Medal
1914/1915 Star
Victory Medal
Details: 

William Thomson (Service no 2699) was born in Bedford, England in 1887.

At the time of enlistment, William was single, 29 years of age, resided in Bulli, NSW and employed as a labourer in Stanwell Park, NSW.

William embarked on the HMAT A24 - Benalla with the 38th Battalion, 5th Reinforcements on 9 November 1916 and arrived in England on 9 January 1917.

William remained in England and was repatriated to Australia in February 1918.

William was medically discharged due to his eyesight.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, THOMSON W

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