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2503   Private Hubert David William Thompson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Died: 25/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Private Hubert Thompson was the second son of Joseph Thompson and Mrs. Sarah Thompson of Victoria, Australia, and formerly of Windmill Farm, Coagh, Tyrone. He was a nephew of Dr. George Thompson and cousin to the Duff family in Coagh. Hubert was a stretcher bearer serving with the 8th Australian Battalion when he was killed in action on 25th July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Gordon Dump Cemetery
  Ovillers La Boiselle, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 1-B-42
CWGC Casualty 191453
Gordon Dump Cemetery is 2 kilometres north-east of Albert, on the right hand side of D929 Albert-Bapaume. At Y junction (102nd Infantry Brigade Memorial) nearby the Routiers restaurant, turn right onto D20 and follow through Ovillers/La Boisselle. After 2 kilometres the Cemetery is signposted onto a 300 metre grass track.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 158
References and Links
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1 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Hubert David William Thompson
2 Australian Military Documents Military Papers (52 no) for Hubert Thompson
3 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Hubert David William Thompson
4 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Hubert David William Thompson
5 Photo of Private Hubert D W Thompson's grave
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Hubert D W Thompson's grave can be purchased here
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