2430 Arthur THOMPSON

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Ville-sur-Ancre

Hospitalised sick three times


Summary of Private Thompson’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
13th November 1919 Australia Discharged
14th September 1919 Australia Disembarked Port Lincoln
23rd July 1919 England Return to Australia on Port Lincoln, with wife
11th February 1919 England Absent without leave – forfeiture of 3 days pay
30th January 1919 England Discharged to duty
29th October 1918 England Admitted to Sutton Veny hospital sick – pleurisy
25th October 1918 England Absent without leave
21st October 1918 England Marriage to Estelle Allamby
11th September 1918 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
17th July 1918 England Discharged to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
15th July 1918 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
29th May 1918 England Invalided to England on HS Ville de Liege and admitted Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham
23rd May 1918 France Admitted to L of C Hospital (18th USA General Hospital Camiers)
19th May 1918 France Wounded in Action – shell wound left shoulder and front right chest, and admitted to 61 CCS
22nd March 1918 Belgium Re- joined Battalion
4th March 1918 France Marched in to AIBD
13th February 1918 France To 2nd General Hospital Le Havre sick from AIBD – otitis media
2nd February 1918 France Discharged to AIBD Le Havre
29th January 1918 France Discharged from hospital to No.3 Rest Camp
12th January 1918 France Admitted to 14th General Hospital Boulogne
10th January 1918 France To hospital sick – otorrhoea (ear discharge). Otitis Media
24th July 1917 France Return from leave
14th July 1917 England Granted leave
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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