19/11/1914- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA
18/02/1915- Allotted to 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Private
22/02/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Itonus ” bound for Egypt
17/03/1915- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base
7/05/1915- Taken on Strength ” D ” Company 11th Battalion Gallipoli
16/10/1915- Admitted 3rd Australian Field Ambulance Gallipoli ( Pyrexia ) then transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station
20/10/1915- Admitted 1st Aux Hospital Heliopolis Egypt ( Influenza ) ex Hospital Ship ex Gallipoli
25/10/1915- Discharged to Australian & New Zealand Convalescent Depot
28/10/1915- Discharged to Duty Zeitoun Egypt
19/11/1915- Rejoined 11th Battalion at Sarpi Camp Lemnos
7/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria ex Gallipoli Peninsula
29/02/1916- Transferred to 51st Battalion Serapeum Egypt/Tel-el-Kebir
5/06/1916- Disembarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
10/07/1916- Appointed LANCE CORPORAL in the field France
7/09/1916- Admitted 14th General Hospital Wimereux France ( Gunshot Wound Leg )
13/09/1916- Died of Wounds Received in Action France ( Died at 14th General Hospital Wimereux ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 5242

British War Medal – No. 9591

Victory Medal – No. 9543

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 317097.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Busselton War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 154.

 

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

6483- THOMPSON, Lance Corporal Charles Edward, 4th Field Company Engineers.