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2503   Private Hubert David W Thompson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/10/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Died: 25/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Hubert David William Thompson was the second son of Joseph Sarah Thompson. Hubert was born in Krowera, Victoria, Australia about 1890. His father formerly lived at Windmill Farm, Coagh. Hubert was one of three brothers who in the war. Private Hubert Thompson was a stretcher bearer serving with the 8th Australian Battalion when he was killed in action on 25th July 1916. There is no evidence Hubert Thompson ever lived in Coagh.
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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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